Phone: 09 489 7573

Monday to Friday 7am - 7pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm


Tomu Hiratsuka - Fred Thomas Clinical Manager


Tomu is originally from Japan and completed his undergraduate study through Otago University in 2009. He has a special interest in manual therapy and exercise based rehabilitation. His biggest passion is sports physiotherapy especially rugby which he has been playing for over 20 years including a stint of a professional career in Japan. Tomu plays touch rugby and plays for North Harbour age grade, he also made his debut in 2017 with the NZ Masters Touch Team.

Tomu is currently undertaking his Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2018 so keeping himself busy and constantly learning so he can provide the best care for his clients.

Tomu is also qualified and registered in dry needling. Please note: Dry needling is different to acupuncture, so please have a chat to him if you would like to get more info or to try dry needling.



Terri Evanson – Physiotherapist

BHSc (Physio)

Terri studied at AUT University and has since joined the Shore Physio team. She is currently located at the Fred Thomas clinic and is also working for the Northcote Rugby Club. She has a special interest in sports physiotherapy and exercise based rehabilitation. Outside of work she plays touch, loves running and gym based exercise.

​Terri is recently qualified and registered for dry needling. If you feel you need something a little extra on top of standard treatment, why not talk to Terri about dry needling? 



Stephanie Lombard - Physiotherapist

BHSc (Physio)

Stephanie completed her Physiotherapy Degree in 2017 and has been with Shore Physio since the beginning of 2018.

Stephanie has a special interest for Sports Physio, in particular netball. She herself plays Competitive Premier Netball and has sustained many injuries throughout her netball career. She has been a part of the physiotherapy team at Netball North Harbour for nearly 3 years and so has a vast knowledge of netball and sports related injuries and treatment/ rehabilitation to get you back in the game quickly.

This year Stephanie under the guidance of her fellow physio's, Stephanie is hoping to spread her wings and get involved with one of the rugby teams that Shore Physio support and treat. ​


Simon Rajwer - Physiotherapist

BHSc (Physio)

Graduated from AUT University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy in 2017 and joins the Shore Physio team in 2018.

Simon decided to get into physio after spending a lot of time with multiple to physio’s for multiple injuries received playing multiple sports. 

Throughout study Simon has developed a passion for injury prevention and return to sport rehab.  This year he is looking forward to gaining experience in the clinic and learning from the team at Shore Physio.
Outside of work Simon enjoys staying active with cricket, football, basketball and getting away snowboarding over winter.