Deryck Shaw - Director

B.Sc. (Waikato), Dip.Nat.Res. (Canterbury), M.Appl.Sc. (Hons) (Canterbury)


DDI: 07-349-8320


Deryck is the Director of APR Consultants Ltd.  Over the course of his career, he has acquired a wide range of experience in planning and research. Deryck's experience as a researcher is backed by resource management, science, planning, economics and natural resources qualifications. He was the principal of DJ Shaw Associates from 1983 until the formation of the APR consultancy in 1990.  Deryck holds professional memberships with the New Zealand Institute of Management, the Royal Society of New Zealand, the New Zealand Planning Institute, the Market Research Society of New Zealand, and the New Zealand Association of Economists.  He has also had extensive experience in a governance role with many local, regional and national bodies.

Paul Killerby - Strategic Planning Manager

M.M.S. (Waikato), G.Dip.Appl.Stats (Massey)


DDI: 07-349-8327


Paul is a strategic planning and research specialist with experience in both private consultancy and the local government sector. His expertise includes strategic planning, policy analysis, facilitation, consultation, social research, economic research, community development, communication, statistical analysis and qualitative analysis.  Paul has published papers in New Zealand Local Government Magazine, New Zealand Planning Quarterly, the Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, Sustaining Regions Journal, the International Journal of Social Economics and Australasian Journal of Regional Science. Click here for more.

Jonathon Bannatyne - Senior Consultant 

Master Applied Stats (First Class Honours), BApplEcon (Massey), DipSecTchg (Auckland), BSc (chemistry, Massey), Postgrad DipSci (Stats, Massey) candidate, Master NLP Certificate  (IANLP compliant), Certs 3 & 4 (Personal Trainer,  Aus’ quals framework), Dip. Hypnotherapy 

DDI: 07-349-8321

M: 0223154644

Skype: jonathon.bannatyne


Elvis Bowring - IT and Data Manager

DDI: 07-349-8322


Elvis has been APR's IT and Data Manager since 1993, overseeing and maintaining the data analysis systems and field research teams.  He has extensive experience in data analysis using various software products to generate appropriate qualitative and quantitative results.

Nirai McRae- IT Analyst

B.C.S. (Waiariki Institute of Technology)

DDI: 07-349-8354


Nirai holds a Bachelor of Computing Systems from Waiariki Institute of Technology.  He has extensive experience in repairing computers and has also previously worked in the desktop publishing industry.  Nirai is skilled at using various software products, web design, computer trouble shooting and help desk service.  He has experience in programming and maintenance, computer hardware maintenance and upgrading, operating systems administration and networks. He is certified to use an industrial photocopier. 

Suzanne Travers - Data Entry/Administration Support

Suzanne has been with APR Consultants since 2005 and provides data entry, archive and quality review support.

Linda Crabtree - Receptionist

Jenna Loeffen - Administration / Reception

Kerry Dyke - Accounts

Katie Robinson - Data entry