Recognised as a “trail blazer” Tina is New Zealand’s only High Performance Female Coach in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting and the only female coach in the Oceania region to coach a male Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist (David Liti M+105 – 2018CG).


Trainer of the trainers – first recognised Personal Training Qualification in New Zealand through her education company Network for Fitness Professionals and other industry courses recognised by NZQA.

Fitness New Zealand Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award 2006 for outstanding services to the fitness industry

International Master Pilates Instructor Trainer having trained overseas with Peak Pilates, Colleen Glenn, Clare Dunphy.

Event Organiser – NZ’s first National Fitness Convention & Expo in 1992 which ran for 10 consecutive years bring international speakers and education to the NZ Fitness Industry and in the heyday of aerobics the Reebok/Hershey’s National Aerobic Championships (televised)

Olympic Weightlifting

Inaugural recipient of the Olympic Weightlifting NZ Women in Weightlifting Award (2018)

Event Organiser – 2008 Oceania Weightlifting Championships and 2017 World Masters Weightlifting Championships

President Olympic Weightlifting Auckland

Founder / Head Coach Strength HQ Olympic Weightlifting Club Inc

Life Member – Olympic Weightlifting Auckland and Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand

Olympic Games – Tokyo 2020
6x world Championships (2015-2019, 2021)
Commonwealth Games Coach (2010, 2014, 2018)
Masters World Weightlifting Championships including NZs first women to compete at a World Masters Weightlifting Championships and break world records.
Silver Medallist


As a competitive weightlifter, high performance coach, master pilates trainer, mentor and educator, Tina brings the timeless principles of Classical Pilates, rehabilitation knowledge, coaching skills, combined with experience that runs deep. United with Tina’s drive to help others achieve their goals and aspirations, it’s a unique formula!

Using a multitude of modalities combined with practical application makes Tina is uniquely effective and results driven.


Tina takes your goals and concerns seriously, whether it be improving technique, competition programming to pilates, strengthening you from the inside out - she believes in empowering you to succeed!


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