Claire is a Trustee and the shelter manager at HUHA. She helped open the original Otaki shelter in 2011 and has been instrumental in leading HUHA’s team of dedicated staff and volunteers to rescue, rehabilitate and successfully match thousands of dogs with their forever homes. Claire is a respected manager, mentor and passionate advocate, defender and healer of animals. She is extremely proud of the entire HUHA team and community of supporters who work together to save lives. Claire is the recipient of a Kiwibank Regional Local Hero award.