Our Leadership


Grace & Stu Duxfield

Corps Planting Officers

(Senior 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 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 10 years, and have a 7-year-old son Jesse to keep them on their toes!

They were commissioned ‘Lieutenants’ and ordained in 2018.

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Peter Lobb

Leadership Team

Pete along with his wife Michaela and their family are new to Rolleston. 

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 is really looking forward to the being a part of, and seeing the amazing plans God has for our community here in Rolleston

Pete really enjoys muscle cars, getting out and about in the garden, and of course his wee boy Oakley.


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! 


Ninotchka 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.