Shape My Health is all about putting good health back in your control – and the earlier you do that, the better your future looks. We’re a team of health professionals who truly believe that knowledge and smart management now, will make all the difference for a healthy future.

Shape My Health | Our Team

Hawke’s Bay’s leading health professionals

Our team utilises the best preventative medicine to identify problems when they’re small – or even before they present.

You can consult with

  • Registered Nurse
  • General Practitioner
  • Dietician
  • Kidney Specialist
  • Gut Specialist
  • Hormone Specialist
  • Aging Specialist

Our team of specialists are also on hand for more complex medical needs, with direct referrals from your GP or Shape My Health Doctor.

Our Team

Shape My Health | Dr Colin Hutchison

Dr Colin Hutchison

Nephrologist (Kidney Doctor)

Dr Hutchison has extensive experience in caring for patients with early and severe kidney diseases. He is the Medical Director for Kidney Health NZ and is dedicated to empowering patients to own and understand their own health management.

Colin has a Medical degree from Leicester University, UK, PhD in kidney disease and Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Shape My Health | Dr Catherine Gray

Dr Catherine Gray

General Practitioner & Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician

Catherine comes to Shape My Health after working in Hastings as a General Practitioner for twenty years. She is passionate about preventative medicine and improving health outcomes for patients through environmental and lifestyle change. She has an ongoing interest in epigenetics - the emerging field of modifying genetic traits through positive environmental influences.

Catherine obtained a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biochemistry prior entering Auckland Medical School. She is currently a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and a Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician.

Shape My Health | Kirsty McMinn-Collard

Kirsty McMinn-Collard

Registered Nurse

Kirsty is a registered nurse with a passion for healthy living and wellness. Kirsty joins us from a career in hospital nursing, most recently with the Smoke Free team. Additionally, Kirsty has worked for several years providing health assessments for insurance companies.

Shape My Health | Rebecca Nichols

Rebecca Nichols

Registered Nurse

Becks is a registered nurse who had worked in Intensive Care for ten years prior changing to many years of community based nursing in Urgent Care. More recently she has worked as a practicum nursing lecturer and simulation learning facilitator and has completed her Masters in Nursing, developing a special interest in health assessments and diagnostics.

Shape My Health | Matt Gough

Matt Gough

Accounts Manager

Matt has worked nationwide in public and private health sectors for the past 13 years, in Account Management and Relationship Management roles. He is highly experienced in contract negotiation and maintenance of high level healthcare accounts.

At Shape My Health, he manages our support of primary care, and our staff wellness partnerships. Please contact Matt if you would like to know more about Shape My Health, and how it can benefit you and your team.

Shape My Health | Heather Nicholas

Heather Nicholas

Shape My Health Administrator/Receptionist

Heather has many years of administration and reception experience in the health industry. She has worked locally in Hastings for seven years and prior to this in her native United Kingdom and also Hong Kong.

Heather and her husband have made New Zealand home and are enjoying the Hawkes Bay food and wine culture. They have four grown children and four grandchildren and also love to travel having seen some parts of NZ but hope to see much more of this stunning country.
Heather also enjoy walking their golden retriever at the weekends, playing lawn bowls and going the theatre here and in Auckland/Wellington.

We’d love to help you
take control of a healthy
future right now.