Our People


Anne Scott


A keen quilter, Anne Scott founded New Zealand Quilter magazine in 1992 and continues to edit this quarterly publication. Since 1998, Anne has curated touring exhibitions of New Zealand quilts for exhibition in Canada, Australia, the US, Britain and France. With a longstanding interest in quilt history, she served on the Advisory Board of the International Quilt Study Center at the University of Lincoln, Nebraska from 2000-2003. For some years she travelled to Laos, teaching quilting and sewing skills to disadvantaged women as part of an income generation project.

MaryAnn Georgiou

Shop manager

MaryAnn is an award-winning quilter, who also enjoys embroidery and most things creative. She is a whiz at designing complex pictorial quilts on the computer and her quilt The Labours of Herakles won a Merit Award and second place in Viewers’ Choice at Symposium 2011.

Una Conlon

Part time retail assistant

Una has recently joined the team at Minerva and is working around her university studies.

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