Richard Kerr Bell is currently the Guidance Counsellor at Kaikorai Valley College. He has a background in counselling, teaching, theology and management. He has a keen interest in sports coaching, writing, film, leadership, practices of highly successful organisations, and Maori achievement and Engagement in Society. His involvement in the Community is diverse – from Chairperson of the Southern Maori Business Network, Assessor for APL at Otago Polytechnic, Marriage Preparation Programmes, Member of the Green Island Football Club, MBTI Facilitator, Chaplain for Maori (Dunedin Diocese) and cultural supervision consultant. He has written two books “Enjoy Your Life”and "A God of Love", his third, "Whakarongo Tautoko, Partnering with Maori Towards Wellness in the Health and Social Sector" is currently under way.
Of Ngapuhi descent Richard is passionate about people and their development in all areas of life.
Industry Expertise (3)
Professional Training and Coaching
Areas of Expertise (2)
Cross Cultural Communication
Massey University: Masters, Counselling 2004
Included Indigenous Research Methodologies
Otago University: Bachelor of Theology, Christology 1996
Massey University: Post graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching, Maori, Social Studies 1998
Te Wananga o Aotearoa: Diploma in Small Business Management, Small Business 2007
- New Zealand Association of Counsellors
- Alumni AUT Centre for Innovative Leadership
- Otago University
- Massey University
- Ex Royal New Zealand Air Force
- Accredited facilitator Myers Brigggs Type Indicator
Sample Talks (1)
Leadership is Magic
Leaders have the power to see what is not yet in existence and create it, to change, influence and effect life as a greater number of people experience it, in this way Leadership is Magic and each of us has something magical about us.
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- Corporate Training