2019 Speakers 

Don and Helen Lake


Don Lake - Don has been in ministry for over 30 years. He and his wife Helen are  currently serving as itinerant ministers, having pastored in Taupo, Dunedin and Auckland as well as spending time in Izmir, Turkey. Don was called into in the office of prophet while still at medical school, and has been credentialed in that role with the Acts Movement since 1984. 

He is passionate to see a new generation of authentic prophetic voices raised up here in Aotearoa NZ and overseas. Don comes with many years experience of working with apostolic leadership and will pass that on at this School. 

Lyn and Rob Packer


Lyn and Rob are widely respected as prophetic ministers in this nation and in the other nations they’ve ministered in. They carry an anointing that brings breakthroughs and shifts to both individual lives and Churches as they minister. They minister with sensitivity, and the Father's love is very evident in all that they do. 

They've served the Lord in full time ministry for over 40 years. During that time they’ve held senior leadership positions in varying churches and ministries in New Zealand. Lyn and Rob currently minister itinerantly under Rob and Lyn Packer Ministries, both in New Zealand and internationally, they facilitate the New Zealand Prophetic Network website and Lyn leads Together Network – a support and resource network for women in ministry leadership. Their ministry website is www.robandlyn.org

Jill Smith


Jill Smith was born in Whangarei, Northland, raised in Auckland, Geelong (Australia), and Palmerston North. Through her father she has iwi connections to Tainui and identifies strongly with New Zealand’s bi-cultural and partnership vision.

She has been married to Don for over 40 years and together they have a lively family who they enjoy heaps - four children, their husbands and wives, and ten brilliant grandchildren.

Jill’s prophetic ministry flows through teaching, preaching, prayer, writing, coaching, counseling, art and church leadership. Currently Don and Jill lead Pukekohe Community Church on the southern border of Auckland, and Jill travels regularly to minister further afield.

Jill is ordained with ACTS Churches New Zealand, connects with prophetic networks within in New Zealand, and relates to other Christian leaders for friendship and support. She can be contacted at jillsmithministries@gmail.com

Nina James


Nina James was born and raised in Nelson, New Zealand. Nina and her husband David are the leaders of Atelier Ministries, and Nina serves in both church and marketplace as a prophet and clear communicator. With a significant testimony of the healing and restorative power of Jesus, Nina’s heart is to see God’s people find their place and know their purpose in His Kingdom, to be strengthened to negotiate the challenges of life, and reach a security and maturity to honour God and one another.

Nina and David have been married for 22 years and they have three adult daughters. As a successful business woman Nina runs an award winning real estate business through Bayleys Nelson. Their ministry Facebook page is found at https://www.facebook.com/Atelier-Ministries-944743962387941/