Our STAFF & Leadership

Corps Planting Officers (Pastors)
Lts. Grace & Stu Duxfield

Corps Planting Officers (Pastors)

The Salvation Army Rolleston is led by Grace and Stuart Duxfield (our Corps Planting Officers aka Pastors or Ministers), who are supported by our staff and our leadership team.

Grace and Stu are from Wellington. After a number of years ‘Doing Ministry’ together alongside other work, they felt called to full-time ministry in the form of Salvation Army officership. They have been married 12 years, and have an 8-year-old son Jesse to keep them on their toes!

They were commissioned ‘Lieutenants’ and ordained in 2018.

Leadership Team
Alexia Medland

Leadership Team

Alexia is a wonderful human being, who genuinely loves the wonder of being human! She loves musical theatre, and expressing herself in all sorts of creative ways. She currently works as a medical administrator.

Alexia has been involved in ministry for a long time, often finding ministry opportunities easily growing up with Salvation Army Officers as parents. She has a wide experience of different contexts and brings a joy and excitement to what she connects with.

Leadership Team
Pete Lobb

Leadership Team

Pete has worked for The Salvation Army for a number of years. Prior to their move from Dunedin, Pete served as the Youth Worker for The Salvation Army in Dunedin. He brings a passion for young people and families, and loves being a part of our community here! He’s excited about the amazing plans God has for The Salvation Army Rolleston.

Pete really loves muscle cars, getting out and about in the garden, and of course his family - Michaela, Oakley, and the twins Harper and Peyton!

Youth Worker & Leadership Team
Kaitlyn Bunz

Youth Worker & Leadership Team

Kaitlyn is our new youth worker and is currently studying the Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership. She has been involved with the Salvation Army since she born and has volunteered as a children and youth leader while at the Sydenham Salvation Army.

She has a real passion for those who are survivors of human trafficking and works closely with the organisation Hagar.

Kaitlyn is really excited to see those around her flourish and grow into the people God has called them to be. She is very excited to be working with our rangatahi and the community!

Leadership Team
Nin McKay

Leadership Team

Nin and her children are a vibrant part of our church community! ​

Nin's a bit of a legend in what she manages to do! She's a Mother to two, a Masters of Policy and Governance Student and a Part-time swim teacher.​

Did we mention she's also a a creative wiz? Textiles, wood and paper are favourite mediums to create with. ​

Nin describes her faith journey as being about sharing the compassionate heart of Jesus with everyone she meets.

Leadership Team
Ezekiel Mafusire

Leadership Team

Zeek and his wife Rumbie have led all over the world as part of the Salvation Army. From their home country of Zimbabwe to America, Australia, and various places in New Zealand, they’ve settled in Rolleston with their daughter Zeina.

Zeek brings his passion for God and others to all he does, and his wisdom, discernment and friendly charm are a key part of the leadership here. Spend some time getting to know Zeek and Rumbie,
you won’t regret it!

Community Worker
Hannah Kendrew

Community Worker

Hannah is our Community Worker! She is married to Sam Kendrew and has an 8 month old son named Blake. She was born and raised in Ōtautahi, New Zealand. She has been working for The Salvation Army for the last 10 years and really looks forward to continuing that work here at Generation House.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends and also enjoys a good game of sport!