Our People

WanderSearch Auckland is overseen by a Trust consisting of four Trustees who employ one person to co-ordinate the program in the greater Auckland Area. There are a further eight volunteers who assist the co-ordinator with the changing of the tracking devices every six months.


WanderSearch Auckland Charitable Trust is managed by four Trustees who are responsible for ensuring that the WanderSearch Auckland Tracking Program adhere to it’s Mission Statement.

Program Manager – Delanie Halton

Delanie has been with the WanderSearch Auckland Tracking program since its inception in 2009 under the umbrella of Auckland Land Search & Rescue, firstly as a volunteer managing the program in its infancy and then, in June 2013, as the Co-ordinator for the program under Auckland Land Search & Rescue.  In March 2014 Delanie was employed by WanderSearch Auckland Charitable Trust and currently  holds the position of Program Manager.

Delanie is responsible for managing the WanderSearch Auckland tracking program within the greater Auckland region by representing the program in general as well as liaising with prospective / current clients and partner organisations and attending speaking engagements for service groups interested in the program.

If you are interested in learning more about this program, contact Delanie on:  aucklandwandersearch@gmail.com.


The WanderSearch Auckland tracking program relies on the assistance of a group of dedicated volunteers from Auckland Land Search & Rescue who not only donate their time to assist with the tracking program, however they also help search for the clients when they are reported missing.

Our volunteers are an integral part of the WanderSearch Auckland Tracking Program and WanderSearch Auckland Charitable Trust would like to thank the following volunteers for their invaluable support and assistance:

  • Sharon Osman
  • Laurie King
  • Linda Cole
  • Colin Tubbs
  • Liz & Mike Sampson
  • Dave Wilkins
  • Christiane Pukeiti