The Trust

The Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust is a registered charitable trust (number 2149528) and was incorporated in July 2008. The Trust is a local, voluntarily-run, grassroots initiative. Current Trustees (as of March 2018) are:


  • Adam Walker – outdoor enthusiast and co-owner – MBC Environmental Ltd
  • Anne Brewster – Outdoors-lover, cyclist and COO – Stevenson Mining and Engineering
  • Glenn Irving – outdoor enthusiast, engineer and project manager – CGW Ltd
  • Ian Harvey – outdoor enthusiast and General Manager – Bathurst Resources
  • Paul Scanlon – outdoor and tourism enthusiast and Westport-based contractor
  • Phil Rossiter (Chairman) – outdoor enthusiast, environmental scientist and project manager – Dextera Ltd
  • Phoebe Lawton – community servant and Operations Manager, Buller Recreation Ltd
  • Wayne Pratt – logistics specialist and helicopter pilot