Stoke Seniors

Fun, food & fellowship for all independent seniors from Nelson, Stoke & Richmond

 The Manager

 Karen Tuffery

Karen has been a staff member for the past 9 years, the last 3 as manager.

She and her partner are family orientated and they enjoy weekend's away in their

caravan with their grandchildren.

The Assistant Manager

Melodie Prescott

Melodie  joined the team at Stoke Seniors nearly 4 years ago,  She has travelled widely with her 

husband Alan and has more planned.  Originally from the UK, she loves living in

Nelson.  She has two adult daughter's.  Gemma, the eldest, is a nurse in Wellington and she is known to our members as she 

has helped out here.  Heather works as a bar manager at Speight's Ale House.

Office Assistant/Monday Trip Organiser

Tracey Beatty

Tracey started at Stoke Seniors in 2020. She does the Monday trips out and helps where she can.

She moved to nelson with her daughter in 2014 from New Plymouth. Tracey also has two step children and got married in 2020.

Entertainment Organiser

Tracey-Lynn Russ

Tracey Lynn has recently joined the staff at Stoke Seniors.  Her and her husband relocated to Nelson from Hamilton.  They have an adult son.



Debbie Hayden

Debbie is the kitchen-hand. She also takes the "girls" out for the "Girl's Own Trips" once a month on a

Friday.  Her boys, their wives, partners and grand-children live in Australia.