Our Businesses

Running great local businesses is part of our core purpose.

Our business interests were established in hospitality more than sixty years ago, but in the last two decades we have diversified into retail, community housing and hydro-electric power generation too.

We pride ourselves on being a responsible, credible company with a real connection to our communities. We trade throughout the Wairarapa, Tararua,  Flaxmere and Porirua.

We value your feedback, email info@trusthouse.co.nz.

Meet our business managers

Hayley Miller

Hayley Miller

Manager, Kuripuni Sports Bar & TAB and Apache Jack's

Multi-tasking skills are definitely an asset for Hayley who manages both the Pukemanu, Apache Jack's Family Restaurant.

“Trust House has supported and encouraged me along the way, given myself and my team opportunities to grow within the business.”

Raewyn Richardson

Raewyn Richardson

Manager, The Flax Bar & Function Centre

Raewyn has been managing Flaxmere for the past six years, a local bar with TAB and 18 gaming machines, as well as a function room that is popular with local sports teams.

Her responsibilities include overseeing ten staff “and making sure we run to the letter of the law and guidelines set by Trust House.”

Jayne Onekawa

Jayne Onekawa

Manager, The Farriers Bar & Eatery

Jayne has been managing the day-to-day running of The Farriers for the past three years, including organising functions and business meetings, and working with Trust House Executive Group Chef Paul Hargood on the restaurant’s menu.

One of the things Jayne loves about working for Trust House is the opportunities they provide, along with the support they give.

Jeff Kay

Jeff Kay

Manager, The Post Office Hotel

Jeff is a man who wears many hats in his role as manager of the Post Office Hotel which includes a sports bar, TAB, Apache Jack’s restaurant, motel and backpackers accommodation.

Since taking up the role, Jeff has enjoyed getting to know the locals. “They have a great sense of humour. I also like giving back to Pahiatua. Working for the Trust is working for the community you live in - being able to help out local teams or charities, clubs and schools is a great feeling.”

Jill Harrison

Jill Harrison

Manager, Copthorne, Solway Park, Wairarapa

Jill managers the day-to-day operations of our flagship hotel, “making sure that our guests have the best experience staying with us. No two days are the same, she says, with new guests arriving and departing every day.”

Jill enjoys the fact that Trust House is an “active company within the community making a positive difference. And most of all, they care about the people that work for them.

Leanne Dean

Leanne Dean

Manager, Jackson Street Bar

Trust House provides a strong support network for Leanne and her staff, “which has enabled my outlet to grow and be competitive in a very tough market. Also, everyone at Trust House has been a huge part of my own personal development. “

Maioha (Mana) Tokotaua

Maioha (Mana) Tokotaua

Manager, Legends Sports Bar

Ko Tokomaru te Waka
Ko Taranaki te Maunga,
Ko Manganui ki Whaitara te Awa
Ko Ngati Maru Wharanui te Iwi
Ko Te Upoko o te Whenua te Marae
Ko Tainui, Te Wharahi, Tukotahi Tokotaua te Tipuna
Ko Maioha Tokotaua ahau.

"Engari te Ngari Ngari, e Kore raua te kore."

"With what I bring and what you bring, we will always have something more then nothing"

I embrace diversity, creativity, culture, community along with my own heritage. I have always had a strong community outlook and have always been actively involved. I am excited to be part of Trust House as they have given me the opportunity to grow within the organisation and I'm able to focus on the things I love as well as being able to continue working closely alongside the community.

Vicky Norman

Vicky Norman

Manager, Pukemanu Bar & Eatery and the Bottle-O Martinborough

Vicky manages Pukemanu Bar & Eatery and the Bottle-O Martinborough.

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