Temuka Dental Practice

Meet Our Team

Temuka Nicola Hawkey
Hygienist

Nicola Hawkey

Nicola has been involved in the Dental Industry for almost 30 years and has a wide range of experience in both the public and private sectors. She graduated in 1981 as a Dental Therapist and was registered in Dental Hygiene in 2007. 

Nicola enjoys getting to know her patients and building a relationship to make them feel comfortable in the dental environment. She is passionate about educating and promoting good oral hygiene.

Nicola is a member of the Christchurch Dental Hygiene Association and regularly attends conferences and courses to keep up to date with current research.

She  is married with 3 adult sons, and enjoys gardening, camping, boating and cycling in her spare time.

Temuka Sally Woodhead
Practice Manager

Sally Woodhead

Sally has been with Lumino since 2009, although she has been working at the Temuka practice for almost 42 years! Sally enjoys the fellowship of both patients and staff and she is especially happy when things in the practice are running smoothly – which she does her best to ensure.

In her spare time Sally likes taking part in charity work as part of Lions, walking, gardening, swimming, travelling and interior design.
Temuka Kirsty Harkness
Dental Assistant

Kirsty Harkness

Kirsty is one of the dental assistants at Temuka Dental Practice.

Temuka Amanda Patterson
Dental Assistant

Amanda Pattinson

Amanda is a dental assistant at Temuka Dental Practice.