Our team

Meet our friendly staff

Led by our General Manager, Dr Lynn Miller, we are a small but highly dedicated team. Our team includes three veterinarians, a hospital assistant, an Administration Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, and Fundraising & Development Coordinator. We also employ seasonal nursery assistants and seasonal outdoor rehabilitators. And of course, our wonderful volunteers are an integral part of our team.

General Manager – Dr Lynn Miller, PhD, CWR

With over 35 years of experience as a wildlife rehabilitator, wildlife rehabilitation has been central to Lynn’s life. She founded Le Nichoir in Canada in 1994, became an International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) instructor over 15 years ago, joined the IWRC Board of Directors and, in 2011, became IWRC president. Lynn has held a range of leadership positions including Director of Rehabilitation for the Cape Wildlife Center, Barnstable, MA and Director of Education, South Florida Wildlife Centre, Fort Lauderdale, FL. She returned to New Zealand in 2019 to take up the role of General Manager of BirdCare Aotearoa. Lynn has a PhD in environmental toxicology and is the only wildlife rehabilitator in New Zealand to hold the Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator (CWR) qualification, issued by the IWRC.