Team Harold

Join Team Harold and help raise funds for Marlborough Life Education Trust. By joining Team Harold you will be challenged to collect $150 in sponsorship from your family, friends, workmates.

Who we are and what we do? Life Education is a charitable trust that delivers a health programme to children in preschool, primary and intermediate schools. We build self-esteem and teach children the marvel of the human body so they can make informed decisions and lead a healthy life. The Marlborough Trust is completely locally funded, and all funds raised stay within our community. Over the last two years our Team Harold competitors have raised over $20,000 for Life Education. A fantastic effort!

So, come on…join a winning team. If you are keen to join Team Harold please contact us at 

Life Education in the Marlborough region

Since commencing in May 2006, Marlborough’s mobile classroom has visited some 99% of the primary and intermediate schools in the Marlborough region, including Rai Valley, the Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura, and in 2010 we extended into the Hurunui region. In Marlborough, our programme is dependent on the support of a small but vital group of local sponsors whose contributions by way of funding services help us deliver the programme to schools at a highly subsidised rate so that all pupils have the opportunity to attend.

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Our sponsors

  • Fulton Hogan
  • TNL Freight
  • WK Advisors and Accountants Limited
  • More FM
  • Laser Electrical
  • Prisma Print
  • VENT
  • Fissendens

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Our people

Chairperson: James Ryan

James has been a member of Life Education Trust Marlborough since 2015 and Chair since 2017. He is a graduate from one of the first Life Education Trusts over 30 years ago and when the opportunity to help Harold and benefit the Marlborough community came up, he jumped at the chance. Marlborough is a wonderful place to raise a family and has a great deal over everyone. James has been a secondary school teacher since 2003 and is Assistant Principal at one of the local schools.

Educator: Genevieve McDonald

Hi, I’m the Marlborough/Hurunui Life Education Educator. A little about me: I live just out of Blenheim with my husband, Rob, and we have 2 daughters who are both at university. I love having adventures and travelling in our camper is high on the list. Also included is tramping, jogging, cycling. Both Rob and I love being out on the water especially scuba diving. I also enjoy less active activities like reading and singing. I’ve been a teacher for 26 years – wow how time flies!

Harold Club

Harold Club is an excellent way individuals can support our community Trust. During the year we run social functions for the Harold Club with guest speakers. These are opportunities to gather with other supporters of the Trust. $200 for an individual membership; $300 for group membership. 


Contact details

Chairperson: James Ryan 027 808 2451
Educator: Genevieve MacDonald, 027 375 7829
Trust Fundraiser: Charnay Van Rooyen, 021 112 9720

Postal address: Life Education Trust Marlborough, PO Box 5097, Springlands, Blenheim 7241