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We only employ staff with a commitment to excellence in clinical, professional, communication and customer services.  We act with the highest levels of integrity and ethical conduct which are set out by the NZSP Ethical Code of Conduct. Where necessary, we encourage a collaborative approach with our medical colleagues to ensure best treatment outcomes to meet your specific long term health goals.


Meet the team

Our highly qualified staff, take the time to understand and clearly communicate the cause of your disorder and don't just treat symptoms.

Robin Holland

Manipulative Physiotherapist
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Over 24 years experience in professional sport and private practice, Robin now runs a physio business in the Bay of Islands, NZ. His passion is mountain biking, rugby, free-diving and kayaking.

  • Master’s Degree in Manipulative Physiotherapy (Curtin, WA)

  • BSc (Hons) Physio (1st Class)

  • BA (Hons) Sport Studies

Damon Lucas

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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With a strong professional interest in manual therapy and rehabilitation (completing Watson headache, dry needling and COMT at AUT), Damon enjoys sport, hunting, fishing & time at home with family.

  • BHSc (Physio)

  • BSc (Sports and Exercise Science)

  • Cert. Orth Man. Th (AUT)


Louise Reilly

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Having worked with several professional rugby teams in Scotland, Louise has brought her expertise in sports medicine to Bay Physio. She enjoys water sports, running, horse riding, skiing, & the beach.

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BSc Sports Science and Exercise
  • Accredited Pilates Instructor (APPI)
  • Registered Acupuncturist

Adam Herbison

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Adam studied at AUT and is completing the Post Graduate Certificate of Manual Therapy. He has a passion for musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports medicine. Represented NZ at Taekwon-Do 2017/18.

  • BSc Health Science (Physiotherapy)
  • Dry Needling (PAANZ)
  • Personal Trainer (NZIHF)
  • Currently completing post-graduate courses through NZMPA

Melissa Simpson

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Melissa has a passion for sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She represented NZ at hockey at U18 and U21. Melissa enjoys keeping fit, surfing and spend time with family and friends.

  • BSc Health Science (Physiotherapy) AUT 2016
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture AUT 2018
  • Currently completing post-graduate courses through NZMPA & SEPNZ



Lu Nock

Administration - Kerikeri
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Lu worked for Placemakers for 17 years and is an avid sports follower, most particularly The Blues rugby team. Not surprisingly since her son Sam currently plays for them (2021 season).

Sue Banks

Administration - Paihia
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Sue has recently returned to the Bay of Islands lifestyle after 13 years working as a Legal Assistant, alongside her administration and management role of a family business in the Kapiti Coast. 

We can help with:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Headaches or Migraine
  • Arthritic or Joint Pain
  • Back Neck or Pelvic Pain
  • Muscle Imbalance Disorders
  • Persistent Pain Disorders 
  • Muscle, Tendon, Ligament or Nerve Injuries
  • Post Surgical or Post Fracture Disorders
  • Injury Prevention and Movement Pattern Screening