Staff Profiles

Alan McLellan

Alan McLellan, CE

When Seaview Marina became a Council Controlled Organization in 2003 Alan was recruited as CE to support the new Board in developing the marina from a very basic facility, to what is now, one of the best marinas in New Zealand.
Alan gained a Master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering at Lincoln University and during his working career has been an engineer, a university lecturer, consulted overseas and held a variety of senior management positions. However, the last 17 years at Seaview Marina has provided Alan with his most satisfying role.
He is passionate about the marina industry in New Zealand. Alan holds the Intermediate Marina Management qualification.
A keen yachtsman, Alan has sailed the Pacific and has a keen interest in all types of sailing and boating. His other interests include keeping fit, cycling, classical music and design.
Mike Croft

Mike Croft, Boatyard Supervisor

Mike Croft started work at Seaview Marina in 2008 as Marina Maintenance Dockhand.  In his current role as Boatyard Supervisor Mike is responsible for running the extensive marina boat yard operation, overseeing all maintenance schedules and ensuring a safe working environment.
Mike has brought a wide range of skills to Seaview Marina.  After serving an engineering apprenticeship at the Railways he moved into sales.  This led him to becoming the manager of a used car dealership.  Prior to coming to Seaview Marina Mike was in the engineering trade.
Mike is passionate about boating and has owned numerous boats which he has both raced and cruised.  He is married with two daughters and lives in Days Bay.

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Tony Kelly, Operations Manager

Boat Builder Tony Kelly joined the marina team in August 2015.

Tony has been repairing boats for over eighteen years, the last sixteen have seen him based out of Seaview Marina - first with Wellington Boatbuilders and then with Boatworks.

When not working, Tony enjoys a quiet life around the bays with wife Deb and daughter Holly.

Evan Reille, Maintenence/Hardstand

Evan recently returned to working at the marina, joining Mike and Tony on the hardstand.

Jade Te Kira, Office Manager

Jade started in October 2019, she has extensive accounts and administration background.  
Danielle Darke, Administrator

Danielle started in July 2020 and supports Jade in the marina office.