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About Us

We are a busy clinic in the rapidly growing Auckland suburb of Hobsonville. Our clinic rooms are within a bustling, well established Physiotherapy practice and right next to the local GP. Within the clinic space, we have a custom built workroom where we modify orthotics on site.

Our goal is to provide a place of healing that empowers people to engage in their lives more fully. We aim to provide our clients with honest advice and recommendations in order to achieve overall health through the mechanism of their feet. Our philosophy is to treat everyone as individuals and shape their treatment appropriately. We work closely with other allied medical professionals to ensure the best treatment possible.

Lauren Wannenburg (nee Peet)

Lauren is the clinic owner and team leader. She has a passion for feet and loves working with people to help them function pain free and get back doing the things they love.

Lauren graduated from AUT in 2010 with a Bachelor of Health Science, majoring in Podiatry. Since then she has completed a postgraduate Diploma at AUT on the MindBody aspect of health and wellbeing. She is aware of the benefits of addressing health holistically and aims to treat all her patients in this manner. Lauren has a strong belief that treatment is centred around patient education & empowerment, self-management and future prevention.

In her spare time Lauren enjoys reading, gardening, walking and (occasionally) surfing. These activities help balance the busy-ness of life as a business owner!

Lauren is currently on maternity leave, returning in a partial capacity later in the year.

TaeHyun Kim

Kim was born in South Korea and came to New Zealand in 2013. During his high school years he attended Sacred Heart Collage; his time there allowed him to develop a keen interest in sports. Through his involvement in rugby Kim required 2 major knee surgeries and his experience as a patient led to his interest in lower limb injury and rehabilitation.

Kim has diverse interest in different aspects of Podiatry and he believes listening to patients’ needs is essential in order to establish tailor-made management plan. He especially enjoys helping clients rehabilitate their injury with exercise prescription & orthotic management.

He spends most of his spare time at the gym and he is very passionate about weightlifting and bodybuilding.

Kim is bilingual; he speaks fluent English and Korean.

Kim is in the clinic Monday – Friday.

Netta Pope

Netta joins us in 2022 as a new graduate from AUT University. Prior to retraining, Netta was a primary school teacher & principal. She brings with her excellent communication skills and enjoys teaching clients about their injury or issue. Netta has a special interest in shoe making & orthotics.

In her spare time Netta enjoys being outdoors; either fishing, going to the beach, bush walking or  being in the garden!

Netta is in the clinic Monday – Friday.

Reception/admin team

Our receptionists do an amazing job for both us and the Hobsonville Physiotherapy team. They are kept busy across the two businesses, which can sometimes mean your phone call goes to answerphone, please do leave a message as they will get back to you!

Jade Brockelsby

Jade is at the desk in the morning, greeting all clients, ensuring all paperwork is complete and generally working behind the scenes to make sure things run smoothly.

Jade is a Northwest local where she lives with her husband, three sons and a dog! Jade is originally from Staffordshire England and moved to New Zealand 18 years ago. When she is not at work she enjoys forest and beach walks, spending time with family and friends, and loves to see more of New Zealand.

Erin Woodfield

Erin has worked for us in different capacities over the last few years. Currently, Erin covers reception/admin when Jade or Natasha are away.

Erin is a Northwest local, sharing a house with her best friend and two kitties! Erin was in tourism with her studies, work placements and general traveling before the global pandemic first hit. In between working for us, Erin is now focusing on strengthening her mental/physical health and enjoying learning about healthier living.

Opening Hours

Monday 7am – 6pm
Tuesday 7am – 6pm
Wednesday 7am – 6pm
Thursday 7am – 6pm
Friday 7am – 6pm
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