Dean Riddell appointed as Chair 2021



It is with pleasure that outgoing Chair Lorraine Christie announced the unanimous appointment of Dean Riddell as the new Chair of Te Hopai Trust Board.


Dean is a long standing Trustee on the Board and has been active in numerous building projects over the years, including the developments of the Deckston Wing 2001, Kowhai and Administration wings 2008, and Owen St Hospital 2015.


Dean has set down his goals and vision as Chair:


"My Vision for Te Hopai under my Chair

  • Financial Sustainability
  • Expansion and Growth
  • Diversification of Income
  • Performance Measures and Monitoring
  • “Age Care Services of Choice” for Wellington - Build on this and maintain it"



Dean Riddell

Chair Te Hopai Trust Board 2021