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Our Trainers

Wendy Barton

Wendy Barton

Celebrant since 2006

Certificate in Celebrant Studies (AUT)
Member of CANZ since 2006
Officiates marriages, funerals and a range of other ceremonies
Physiotherapist 1979 – 1988
Own Physiotherapy and Naturopathy Practice 1988 - 2004

My other interests are family, gardening, yoga, mountain climbing, and reading to keep my mind open and growing.  

Jane Godfrey

Jane Godfrey

Jane has been a celebrant since 2009

A proud member of CANZ – Celebrant Association of New Zealand
BA – English and Drama
Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary)
Diploma in Performance Art (NASDA)

Jane has experience in a wide range of ceremonies, and she also enjoys the MC role at important occasions.

When not being a celebrant or teacher Jane’s passions lie in the theatre, running through her local forest and along the beach, spending time with her growing family and dear, long-time friends.

Sally Cant

Sally Cant

Sally has a been an authorised celebrant since 1995, Training celebrants since 2001

CERT IV in Celebrancy CHC42608 and a Grad Dip of Celebrancy
CERT IV in Training and Assessment
Author of The Heart and Soul of Celebrancy – sold over 6000 copies into 6 countries.
Author of Conversations About Death
Member of the inaugural FIMAC - Funeral Industry Ministerial Advisory Council
Lecturer- RMIT, Swinburne University et al, in Marketing, Public Relations and Information Technology.
Owner and Director of The Celebrants Training College Pty Ltd
President of the Celebrants Association of Australia
Vice President of NDAN - Natural Death Advocacy Network
National Committee Member of MAREAA - Marriage & Relationship Educators Association of Australia
National Committee Member of CCGA - Monash Graduates Association
20 years - CEO of Communication Agencies
An Associate Member of the National Speakers Association of Aust.
Member of CANZ - Celebrant Association of NZ
Corporate MC
Award winning artist

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Dudley Raine

Dudley has a been a celebrant since 2009

Training celebrants since 2011
CERT IV in Celebrancy CHC42608
CERT IV in Training and Assessment
Flight Service Director Air New Zealand 1972 – 2002,
Team manager and Crew trainer 1998 to 2002,
Owner/operator Claret Restaurant Auckland NZ 2002–2006,
President Business association Onehunga Auckland NZ 2004 - 2006

As an ex Aucklander, currently living in Melbourne, I am delighted, and looking forward, to coming home to share knowledge I have gained here in Australia with my fellow Kiwis.