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Wayne Evans 

Owner and Head Pharmacist 

Wayne is the head Pharmacist/owner at Birkdale Pharmacy. He has had over 40 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Wayne has a passion working and talking to all of his patients. He loves helping people which is what had drawn him to pharmacy.

When Wayne isn't working he loves playing golf with his son or having a glass of wine with his wife and traveling with her. 

Ruby Siloi

Retail front shop Manager

Ruby is our new retail manager at Birkdale Pharmacy. She is recently back in New Zealand and is excited to begin working with us. Ruby loves making connections with customers and helping them with their needs. She loves learning about new products and being able to share her knowledge with customers. When Ruby's not working she loves socialising and hanging out with friends.  

Marissa Lockhart


Marissa is our  new second in charge pharmacist. Marissa loves connecting and understanding patients. This comes from her experience being a pharmacist for 11years. She has a passion for taking a holistic approach when it comes to mental health, gut health and immune health. 

When Marissa's not at work you will find her at the gym, doing a bit of DIY- which some days could be a decision she regrets... 

Jean-Mari Riekert

Part time retail assistant

Jean-Mari is our part time sales assistant working on Saturday mornings. She immigrated to New Zealand from South Africa in 2022. Jean-Mari will be studying medicine at Auckland University with a desire to become a surgeon. You will find Jean-Mari outside at the beach or training for athletics when she is not studying or working. 

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