Meet the Team

Tina Buckler is a certified Soft Tissue Therapist and Clinical Neuromuscular Therapist. 


Tina and Debod Body Therapies was recently honoured at the Horizon Business Excellence Awards, Highly Commended in the Small Business Category. 



Leanne Hart- Massage Therapist

Leanne has recently relocated to the beautiful Ohope Beach and we are very excited to welcome her to the Debod team.

Leanne is a highly qualified massage therapist with an outstanding range of skills and massage therapy styles to aid in the relief of chronic pain and tension, stress or anxiety management, massage for pregnancy, relaxation, trigger point therapy, deep tissue, advanced neuromuscular therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial release and scar tissue release.

Close to her heart is nurturing touch, grief, and palliative care massage therapy. Leanne volunteered as a Special Time Therapist at Hospice Mid-Northland for over 10 years, providing nurturing touch for those going through that significant stage of their life.


Leanne’s focus is on promoting better health through an integrative approach to treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction. She aims to provide a gentle but deep connection with clients and their wellbeing and aiding in the healing process of the mind, body & heart. 

Kath Stevens- Lymphoedema specialist

Kath is a registered nurse and fully accredited lymphoedema practitioner here at Debod House on Mondays.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a treatment for those suffering from a Lymphatic condition. It is a comfortable, painless, massage-like treatment that stimulates the lymphatic system and moves the lymph fluid.  Kath’s vast knowledge of the lymphatic system and skills will help clients be empowered to manage their lymphoedema independently. She believes “your health is your wealth” and with education and action within the wider community, Lymphoedema can be prevented from occurring in the first place.

To book in with Kath call 027 421 4376 or email