Our People

  • Paul Greaves BVSc - Director/Veterinary Surgeon

    Hi I'm Paul. I graduated from Massey in 1979. My partner Jill McFarlane and I have owned this practice since 1987. When we first started I was the only vet and Jill, along with one other nurse, were the only staff. Due to considerable expansion of the practice there are now four vets and nine support staff.   Read More...

  • Steve Alderson BVSc - Director/Veterinary Surgeon

    Hi I’m Steve Alderson and I am a director/veterinarian at Bayfair & Papamoa Vets. I am mostly based at Bayfair Vets but sometimes help out at Papamoa Vets. I graduated from Massey University in 1984 and I have been involved with small animal practice ever since. I started out in a practice in South Auckland but eventually saw the light and headed to the wonderful Bay Of Plenty.   Read More...

  • Marcus Dean BVSc - Veterinarian

    Hi, I’m Marcus. I graduated from Massey in 2004 and worked in my home-town of Tauranga for several years before heading to the UK. What was planned as a two-year trip stretched out to ten, and now my wife and I have returned to the beautiful Bay to continue to raise our family of two young boys. We also brought with us our feline fur-baby Mischa who was hand-reared from a few days old.   Read More...

  • Dione Bryers BVSc - Veterinarian

    Hi, I'm Dione. I graduated from Massey University in 2000 and started my career as a mixed animal vet in Levin where I worked for two years. The following two years was spent as a small animal vet in England where I enjoyed working and travelling as much as possible. I returned home in 2004 and was lucky enough to have the opportunity to move to the sunny Bay of Plenty. I worked here at Bayfair Vets from 2004 until I had my first son in 2011. I then took some time off to spend with family and work in other clinics around Tauranga before returning to work here at the Papamoa clinic in 2017.   Read More...

  • Justis Cheung BVSc - Veterinarian

    Hi my name is Justis Cheung, I graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree in 2010. Then my career started off in Auckland working at one of the busiest veterinary clinics in New Zealand, then I ventured beyond the harbor bridge to the North Shore. Unbeknown to me post graduate studies became a pleasant past time after   Read More...

  • Jill McFarlane - Business Manager

    Hi, I’m Jill McFarlane and I have been in the veterinary industry for 44 years. I started off vet nursing in Hamilton but now my time is concentrated on management and administration. I have been with Paul in this practice for 28 years (formerly Mt Vet) and we are both passionate in making sure we deliver a high standard of service to all our clients.   Read More...

  • Debby Ward - Nursing Manager

    Hi I'm Debby, I graduated from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic with a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2009. After graduating, I worked at Bayfair and Papamoa Vets for four years before moving to Perth with my husband Ryan and our black Labrador Reef. I spent 2 year's in Perth and worked at an Emergency and Critical Care Vet hospital however in November 2015 Ryan and I decided to return home to New Zealand.   Read More...

  • Nicky Challies - Head Nurse - Papamoa

    Hi, I’m Nicky and I am a Veterinary Nurse at Bayfair & Papamoa Vets. I can be found working between both Papamoa Vets and Bayfair Vets. I am Head Nurse at our Papamoa Clinic. I graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Massey University in 2003. After graduating I spent the next few years working as a Veterinary Nurse in Hawkes Bay and Australia.   Read More...

  • Wendy Barnett - Receptionist Bayfair

    Hi. My name is Wendy Barnett. I have worked for Bayfair Vets on and off for the last 24 years, as a vet nurse and now as the main veterinary receptionist. I love talking with all our clients and also helping in any way I can.   Read More...

  • Mel Bason - Veterinary Nurse

    I'm Mel and I have had a lifelong passion for animals and their care. Growing up in rural Cambridge I have had an array of pets my entire life. You will find me mainly at our Bayfair Clinic. I graduated with a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2010 and have been working in companion animal practice ever since. I have recently moved back to a lifestyle block and have quite a menagerie which includes 4 dogs, 3 cats, sheep, cows, chickens and a pig.   Read More...

  • Cinnamon Anderson - Veterinary Nurse

    Hi, my name is Cinnamon. I finished my Certificate in Vet Nursing through Wintec in 2013 and have been happily working alongside the team here ever since. I grew up on a small lifestyle block in Kaitaia - so this move has left me a long way from home! But between the beautiful weather, beaches and the wonderful people I am finding myself quite comfortable here.   Read More...

  • Brooke Shanley - Veterinary Nurse

    Hi I'm Brooke. I finished my vet nurse certificate in 2013 at vet nurse plus and have just moved here from a mixed animal vet practice in a little town called Ngatea. Growing up on a dairy farm animals have been a big part of my life. I have two pets, a cat Charlie and a dog Gem. You will see me in both our Papamoa and Bayfair clinics and I look forward to meeting both you and your pets!   Read More...

  • Katie Gay - Veterinary Nurse

    Hey everyone, I'm Katie and I am the newest member to join the Bayfair and Papamoa Vet's Team. I studied vet nursing back in 2009 at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic however I have just recently moved back to the beaufitul BOP after living and travelling overseas for nearly five years.   Read More...

  • Torie Enticott - Veterinary Nurse

    Hi, My name is Torie and I am one of the Newest members to Bayfair & Papamoa's team. I am a new graduate, I studied Veterinary nursing in 2016 and joined the team in November 2016. I love working along side people who are as passionate about animals as I am. You will find me working in both our Bayfair & Papamoa clinics, I am excited to expand my knowledge further this year, and look forward to meeting and helping you all; and your gorgeous animals!   Read More...

  • Kylie Driscoll - Veterinary Nurse

    Hi, my names Kylie. I graduated from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic in 2012 and moved straight to Perth, where I worked for 4 years in a small animal hospital.   Read More...