Our Therapists




Sue Wakeling


  • Diploma in Therapeutic & Sports Massage
  • Certificate in Sport and Health Massage
  • Certificate in Lithos Therapy
  • Certificate in Massage Modalities
  • Certificate in Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Certificate in Myofascial Cupping Therapy
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Registered Member of Massage New Zealand

"I am the proud owner of Serenity Massage Therapy.

I am a professional, experienced massage therapist who has been massaging since 2007. 

I am an active person with a sporting background who enjoys going to the gym, walking, yoga and gardening.

I am passionate about improving the well-being of clients and, as...

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Lydie Tournier


  • Certificate in Orthobionomy
  • Certificate in Manual Lymphatic Drainage Level 2
  • Certificate in Pressure Point Therapy 

"Hello, Bonjour,

I would like to introduce myself- my name is Lydie Tournier, I am originally from France.

I have lived in New Zealand – South Island for 13 years. My partner and I have just moved to Hawkes Bay and we are both loving this region already!

My story with Massage Therapy is a true passion...

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Wendy Ngapeka


  • Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage
  • Certificate in Deep Tissue massage
  •  Certificate in acupressure for pain relief 
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Working towards Diploma in Therapeutic and Sports Massage 
  • Registered Member of Massage New Zealand         

Kia Ora!
My name is Wendy Ngapeka and I have a Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage, which includes sports and infant massage through EIT.

On returning to Aotearoa from living seven years in Egypt, I have been on a journey of awakening concerning the human body through detoxification and massage. Being plant based and...

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Melissa Eames


  • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice
  • Reiki Master
  • Crystal Light Healing Lvl 3 – DNA activation
  • Chakra and Aura Cleansing Certificate
  • Harmonic Alignment (Lomi Lomi) Lvl 1 Certificate
  • Bioenergetics Wellness Practitioner (Full qualification March 2019)
  • Holistic Counselling 

"I have recently moved back to New Zealand from Australia where I had run my own Natural Therapies Business since 2013. I prided my business on its holistic approach to guiding each individual on their own journey to total health and wellness utilising massage, reiki, bio-energetics and other energy healing modalities.

I was born...

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Charlotte Darby


  • Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage
  • Training towards Diploma in Therapeutic and Sports Massage

“I have recently finished my Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation massage. My passion is sports massage therapy, being a very sporty and outgoing person myself. I am very keen to work alongside athletes to improve their everyday performance. I am entering my final year of study doing Remedial massage, with a big focus on...

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