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Splash Baby story

About the Splash Baby Team

Natasha Hind

Natasha Hind



Tash has represented New Zealand at two Olympic Games (Beijing and London) and won a silver and bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Born and raised in Lyall Bay she grew up swimming and competing in Surf Life Saving and in both 2008 and 2012 was awarded the Wellington Sportswoman title.

With a wealth of experience in teaching learn to swim Tash is a valuable part of out team. She is motivated to pass on her skills to the next generations and see them enjoy being in the water.

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Claudia Simpson

Coaching Manager & Chief Instructor

Claudia has been teaching babies and toddlers to swim for almost 6 years now. She loves to see the progression of her students into water-loving confident swimmers through fun skills and activities.

 She has been swimming since she was 5 and was a complete water baby herself, competing in swimming, Surf Life Saving and waterpolo and representing Wellington in all these codes.

Claudia has a true passion for creating not only a swimming lesson but a fun, memorable, bonding experience for both children and parents.

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Georgia Hind

Operations Manager & Instructor

Georgia has over 5 years of swim coaching experience in all ages and has a genuine enthusiasm for working with children. 

She started swimming herself at the age of 3 and practically grew up in the water. She later went on to represent NZ in both swimming and Surf Life Saving and has competed at the top level in Open Water swimming. 

Georgia loves to see children develop into confident swimmers and feel completely at home and safe in the water.