The Northland Craft Trust is responsible for the governance and direction of the Quarry Arts Centre. It is a registered charity, formed in 1982.

From time to time the Trust seeks new board members (or trustees) with suitable skills and knowledge. Learn more about becoming a Trustee and the Trust or contact the Quarry Manager for further information.

Current trustees


Mike Regan

"The Quarry is in my heart and I want to do what I can to make that heart beat strong"


Matt Lewis

"The depth of creativity that comes from the Quarry is as profound as it is meaningful. Being a part of the dialogue and productivity that exists here is a very unique and rewarding opportunity."


Ross T Smith

"The Quarry, an energetic place of transformation by fire and earth, will become a revitalised site of ceramics and pottery in Whangarei and New Zealand"

Cherry Hermon

Whangarei District Council appointee


Richard Darbyshire & Rosie Parsonson

Richard Darbyshire and Rosie Parsonson, aka Rosy & Rich, are both working artists and Quarry studio holders


Kate Smedley

Kate has an executive background. She became chair of the Northland Craft Trust in April 2018.


Bronwyn Dalley

Bronwyn has an executive management and leadership background in the arts, culture and heritage sectors.


Bob Langford

Bob represents the Northland Woodworkers and Woodturners Club.