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Mel - Function Coordinator

We're very lucky to have Mel on our team - a seasoned operator with over two decades of experience in the hospo industry, she's already made her mark by revamping our systems and taking charge. She helms the function side of things at the Hotel and is the person you'll be dealing with when you book your event. Welcome aboard Mel!



Neil left a career of 14 years at the NZ Police as a supervisor to helm the team at the Bistro. Prior to joining the Police, Neil managed restaurants and hotels in Auckland and abroad including Sky City. Returning back to where his passion truly lies, Neil is an asset at the Bistro - he's already cemented himself as a brilliant manager and a fine leader. 



Josh, along with wife Amy, has been a part of the Waihi Beach Hotel for over three years, cementing his role as a key staff member. Josh comes with a wealth of knowledge from a lifetime in the hospitality sector, and nothing is ever too much. Josh epitomises efficiency, and we're lucky to have him.



As with husband Josh, Amy is a vital asset to our team, and she too comes from a background in hospitality. She's the mastermind on everything liquid at the Bistro, constructing delicious drinks that is characteristic of our establishment. You will usually find Amy helming the morning shifts, making great coffee and giving everyone warm smiles on arrival. 


Laura is a recent addition to our Bistro team, but has immediately proved herself to be a hard-worker and a team player, which is essential in our industry. Laura is a jack-of-all-trades, and can sometimes even be seen behind the bar at the Pub. You'll find her working here on the weekend.

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Loren - waitress

Loren is also a relatively recent addition to our team. A local girl born and bred in Katikati, Loren generally works the busy shifts on Friday and Saturday, but doesn't mind lending a hand when required. She's a hard worker and isn't afraid of getting stuck into anything that is required of her. She will be taking over the accommodation shortly.