Meet the Team

Our General Practice team is made up of skilled professionals bringing quality care to you and your family.


Dr Martin Harris

General Practitioner

Dr Harris has been a full-time partner in the practice since 1983. He has a broad interest in family medicine, with a special interest in preventative care in all stages of life. His obstetric practice ended in 1999 after 16 years, and he very much enjoys seeing the families he has been involved with as they grow up. Sports and musculoskeletal problems are also a particular interest, and he has been involved with a number of sports teams as a medical advisor.

Dr Brenda Gibson

General Practitioner

Dr Gibson qualified in 1984 and joined the practice full time in December 1991, becoming a partner in April 1993. She has a diverse and busy practice, enjoying the variety that general practice offers, and the relationships she has built up over the years.

Dr Julian Foster

General Practitioner

Dr Foster qualified in the UK in 1989 and established his practice in Thorndon over several years, before moving to The Terrace and becoming a partner of the practice in 2005. He enjoys the diversity of working in general practice.

Dr Mythi Ponnapa

General Practitioner

Dr Ponnapa qualified in 1987 and joined the practice as an associate in 2006, working part-time. She’s been engaged in general practice in the Wellington area since 1992, and is interested in all aspects of general practice.

Dr Helen Fieldes

General Practitioner

(Part-time Locum)
MB,ChB; Dip Obs.; Dip Paeds.; FRNZCGP
Dr Fieldes completed her GP training in 1996 and joined us in her Locum capacity in 2003. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has a special interest in scuba diving.

Practice Nurses

Shona Hall

Sue Fraser

Rose Whatman

Practice Manager/Practice Nurse

Robin Macandrew

Laura Payne

Judith McCann

Jeanette McCutcheon

Ernest Ngiao

Gaby Magnuson

Primary Care Practice Assistant

Tessa Hitchcox

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