Contact us

Location: MBS 1.17 (lower level Massey Business School)
Phone: 09 414 0800 extn 43449
DDI: 09 213 6449
Facebook: Albany Chaplains

Please come and visit us! You can get a cuppa, read, study, chill out, chat -  whenever the door is open, you are welcome to drop in.

Massey Auckland campus chaplaincy team availability



Chaplaincy Hours

Mondays Kyu Kim (Korean Speaking) 10am-5pm
Tu-Yi Chiang & Alice Gao (Cantonese & Mandarin) 10am-2pm
Tuesdays Ricky Waters 8.30am-4.30pm
Steve Turner 8.30am-10am
Yang Yang Wu (Mandarin speaking) 1.30pm-10pm
Wednesdays Ricky Waters 8.30am-4.30pm
Carrie Rambo 10am-3pm
Dominic Malgeri 11am-2pm
Marlon Lacour 11am-2pm
Steve Turner 11.30am-2pm
Jeff Lane 1pm-2pm
Thursdays Jill Shaw 9.30-3pm
Wesley Lorentz 1pm-4pm
Fridays Carrie Rambo by appointment
Jeff Lane / Yang Yang Wu 3pm-5.30pm

Ricky Waters
Team Coordinator
(On campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Originally from Wanganui, Ricky started his career in the South Island as a Primary school teacher, following which he worked for the Tertiary Students Christian Fellowship in Wellington and Auckland for some 15 years. Of these, six were based in Fiji with Pacific Students for Christ - where he had opportunities for forays to a number of Pacific Island nations.

Ricky has been leading the Chaplaincy Team here at Massey since 2000. He is currently also a chaplain at Unitec and Manukau Institutes of Technology.
Ricky has degrees in Education and Divinity, and qualifications in Spiritual Direction, Supervision, Conflict Resolution, and Suicide Intervention. He enjoys reading and gardening in his spare time - when not involved in home maintenance and is currently involved with a Presbyterian church having spent some years with a number of Pentecostal and Baptist churches.

Ricky is a member of the Auckland Inter-Faith Council, the Chair of the Aotearoa New Zealand Tertiary Chaplains Association (ANZTCA), is on the Executive of the Association of Christian Spiritual Directions in New Zealand (ACSD), and he is a Justice of the Peace (JP).

Ricky has a great desire to see students develop in their understanding of their own faith and to bring a greater spiritual awareness to the campus.

Drop in and see Ricky on Tuesdays/Wednesdays for a chat, encouragement, a listening ear, prayer, or whatever else in MBS1.17 - 9.30 am - 3.30 pm. Other days, Ricky can be contacted at 027 2664569.


Jill Shaw
(On campus Thursdays)

Jill Shaw joined the chaplaincy service in 2003 and brought a new perspective to our team! Jill grew up in the USA, but figures her formative years were those spent in Zimbabwe, Africa where she taught in a high school, coordinated famine relief and AIDS programmes. Jill has earned a B.S. in Cross-cultural Communications and Biblical Studies and an Practical Ministries.

She is currently Director of Spiritual Formation and Discipleship at Shore Community Christian Church on Auckland's North Shore. Jill reads a lot and knows most of the good restaurants on the Shore. "It's fun being like a tourist in a new city, but knowing that the good places can be visited again and again since you've moved there!" Jill knows about transitions between countries and cultures and celebrates the diversity of it all! She is an avid photographer, bird watcher, writer and watercolour beginner.


Yang Yang Wu
(0n campus Tuesdays)

Yang Yang grew up in a Christian family In China. She has a degree in Applied Theology, and has worked as a church youth pastor for a few years. She joined the Chaplaincy Team in 2007.

Yang Yang came to NZ as a teenage international student and she has experienced the difficulties of being an overseas student living in foreign country. Yang Yang has been blessed with the Love from God and knows that her faith makes her whole life different. And that is why she is here. She is willing to help international students and staff in their practical life, and their spiritual life. Currently, Yang Yang is running a Chinese Bible study group called “happy sheep” which meets at 7:30pm every Tuesday night. Contact her for more information. Phone: 021 2029858 Email:


Kyu Kim
(Mondays 1-5pm)

Kyu has a B.A in Religious Education, a Dip. Grad in Pastoral Counselling and a Masters in Theology from Korea, where he also ministered as an associate and senior pastor over 10 years.

Since immigrating to New Zealand he also has completed a Graduate Diploma in Education Studies from Waikato University and a Masters in Applied Social Work from Massey University.

Having finished this degree, Kyu has worked as a Community Support Worker for autistic and mental service user with an NGO.  His career has always focused on his desire to help others as a pastor, social worker and counsellor.

Kyu is married with two children and likes going to the beach.  He enjoys singing - especially classic and Gospel songs.


Carrie Rambo

Carrie joined the chaplaincy team in 2009 after moving to NZ in 2004 from Oregon State.  She is actively involved with international students on campus and in the community. Her faith in God has helped her greatly in life and in her care for students in a variety of situations.  Carrie is involved in programmes such as News Watch to help ESOL students gain confidence in their ESOL skills whilst building relationships with local people. Carrie also hosts a ladies Bible study on campus, ESOL Bible study and meets with students for pastoral care. In her free time, Carrie enjoys road trips and fun conversations over coffee.  Carrie can be contacted at


Wesley Lorentz

Wesley is a South African who is passionate about living an enthusiastic life of adventure. He enjoys exploring faith and has discovered how beneficial practical faith in God can be in our lives. He has worked with many different cultures around the world and is inspired about seeing young people creating positive change in this world.

When he has a few empty dates on the calendar you can find him travelling the world and being involved with community development projects. The outdoors, sport, mentoring young people and socializing are on the top of the list of keeping himself busy. Wesley is currently serving Gracegate church as their Youth & Family Pastor. He’d love to hang out with you so find him on Thursdays on the campus.

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