Meet The Team

Trusted Veterinarians And Pet Care Team In The Greater Wellington Area

When your beloved pets are under the weather and require the services of an expert pet care team, look no further than After Hours Vet Clinic in the Greater Wellington Area. Our friendly veterinarians are highly qualified and capable of looking after pets of all types, breeds and ages. They also have many combined years of experience, meaning they can handle even the most challenging situations with ease. Don’t just take our word for it though – read on to meet our trusted vets and pet care team.

vets

Sally Cory

Sally Cory

Sally graduated from Edinburgh University in 1996 and has been enjoying New Zealand life since 1999. Sally has been part of Wellington After Hours for the last 5 years. 

She thrives on emergency work, and has completed a Masters paper in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care and is currently studying towards a Graduate Certificate in small animal emergencies. 

When not at work, Sally can usually be found out trail running and mountain biking with her energetic Hungarian Vizsla, Scout, or trying to keep up with her even more energetic family of 3 girls!
Paul Bingham

Paul Bingham

Paul Bingham graduated from Massey University in 1987 and has a veterinary degree and a master's degree in epidemiology. 

He is a member by examination and a past president of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVSc) epidemiology chapter. 

Paul has worked at the Wellington After Hours Veterinary Centre for 5 years. Paul is a keen dinghy sailor and can often be found capsized in Evans Bay.
Andy Maloney

Andy Maloney

Andy Maloney has been working as a vet since 1986 when he qualified from Bristol University. He moved to New Zealand and joined the After Hours Clinic team just a few months after it was first opened in 1996. 

As well as doing regular shifts at the After Hours clinic, you may see him helping out at various clinics around town, when their regular vets are sick or on holiday. When not working at the clinic, his main passions are nature, wilderness and conservation. 

He volunteers at Zealandia and the Rimutaka Forest Trust, and has spent many summers working with New Zealand sea lions in the subantarctic for the Department of Conservation. He also enjoys exploring wild places on foot, by bicycle, or from the air by paraglider.
Kate Robinson

Kate Robinson

Kate has been employed by WAHVC since 2003 Long career mainly in small animal (often emergency) practice but have been known to spey the odd death adder.

Travel bug currently constrained by the demands of two geriatric kitties.
Angela Park

Angela Park

Angela graduated from Massey University in 1999. After spending some time travelling and working overseas she has settled in Wellington where she lives with her husband, three children, and assorted pets, including a few thousand bees. Angela has been working at the WAHVC since 2007 and loves the fast pace and variety of emergency work. She is currently studying Emergency and Critical Care topics through Massey University.
Kelly McDermott

Kelly McDermott

Kelly graduated from Massey university at the end of 2011, after moving to NZ from Florida USA. She has been enjoying small animal work in private practice, emergency referrals and at home care. She particularly enjoys the surgical cases that come in. She has one dog who usually goes wherever she goes, so be on the lookout for her, and a cat who loves to terrorize her. Outside of work, Kelly plays soccer, scuba dives and generally enjoys the outdoors as much as possible.

Nurses

Cherie McLean

Cherie McLean

Cherie qualified as a vet nurse back in 2008 and has been working at WAHVC since 2011. Although the work at WAHVC is challenging and emotional, Cherie thrives under the stressful and fast pace environment and finds the work very rewarding. After a busy shift, Cherie likes to come home and unwind with her black Labrador, Frisbee and fluffy cat, Friend.
Laura Dickson

Aleisha Rumbal

Aleisha qualified in 2007 with a Certificate in Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing, and has experience working in day practice, research facilities and The Nest at Wellington Zoo. 

She is a mom of 2 beautiful girls and a cat named Sniffiles. She has been working at the After Hours Vet clinic for the past 6 years, and enjoys both the demand and rewards of emergency work.
Angeline Penberthy

Angeline Penberthy

Angeline grew up in the Upper Hutt and joined WAHVC in November 2015. She has a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and has been a Veterinary Nurse for 9 years. 

Outside of work she volunteers for numerous clubs and you may just see her running around various parts of Upper Hutt and Wellington. 

She shares residence with Tinkerbell, her cat.
Tracey Craig

Tracey Craig

Tracey studied Animal Care in 2012 and Certificate in Veterinary Nursing in 2013 through Otago Polytechnic. Having gained experience in small companion veterinary clinic before moving onto take up a casual nurse role with the After Hours clinic in late 2013. I love the varied and at times fast paced environment.

My partner and I share a love of dogs and our house is home to a handful of well-loved pooches.

Outside of work I enjoy photography, spending time in the outdoors and travelling.
Laura Dickson

Veronica Cross

Veronica (Vonnie) has a National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing (LVN) and has been one of the weekend nurses at the After hours Clinic for several years. (She has an office job during the week). In her free time she enjoys going on bush walks, reading a good book and going to the movies. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. She shares her home with a partially blind Samoyed and an ever changing collection of foster kittens.
Helen Coghlan

Helen Coghlan

Helen has been a vet nurse since 2012 and is from Christchurch where she studied vet nursing and worked before moving to Perth. Based now in Wellington she enjoys the fast pace and challenges of the after hours clinic. While currently she has no fur-babies of her own due to her love of travelling she is often found pet sitting and walking dogs around Wellington.
Phone 04 473 7545 to speak to one of our friendly team members today
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