Jilleen has a long health related background –
working with families within the community as a midwife and district
nurse in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand, teaching nurses
and currently practicing as a counsellor in private practice.
She has a passion for allowing children to grow and
develop with the best possible conditions to do so. She and David
have had two daughters – Amanda and Lucinda. Lucinda their
younger daughter died at age twenty five with Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Jilleen’s personal life experience has been
varied and family oriented, and has added depth and increased understanding
to her work.
Jilleen is a registered celebrant and has a commitment
to supporting and encouraging individuals and couples in creating
their own ceremonies with help as appropriate - (marriages, civil
unions, naming ceremonies, renewal of vows, funerals, and any other
occasions needing special ceremonies).
She is a member of the Celebrant’s Guild of
New Zealand Inc.
Amanda is Jilleen and David’s elder daughter.
Her professional background is in Library and Information Management
within both the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom
and New Zealand.
She has an invaluable administrative and record keeping
role within Infinitely Children and has been a member of the team
since its beginnings.
Initial Development Team
The Cole Family, Glenda O’Halloran, Marj and
John Gairdner, Amanda Collier, Sarah Jane Lambie, Christine Millicich,
Elsa Andres, Melissa and Brian Shone, Liz Allen.
Infinitely Children brochures and the studio
leadlight windows designed for us by Vida Kelly
Infinitely Children website designed and developed for us by Luke
Legal work : Nola Dangen
Studio extension Architect : Jane Allison
Builder : Ralph Cullen
Structural Engineer : Ian Watson
Eco Electrics : Stephen Hallet
Plumbing : Grant Mackereth – Plumb Smart Ltd.
Drainage : Phillip Harrison
Septic System : Barry Newport – Permacrete Auckland
Asphalt driveway : Dave Hempleman – Hempleman HotMix
Roofing : Metro Roofing
Insulation : Eco Insulation
Gibstopping : Oodaya and David Watts
Painting : Dennis Hall
Building Supplies : Placemakers Ltd
Leadlight windows made by: Paul Martin
– Blasted Promotions Ltd
We consider all those involved in the building
of the studio and surroundings to be craftspeople of the highest
quality. For further information please contact