Tom Shand

Meet Tom Shand, the man behind Tom Shand Nutrition and Trailblazer Nutrition.

My mission is to help you achieve your goals using the power of nutrition. I will listen to you, work with you, and help you live a lifestyle that will bring you health and happiness. 

Tom is a highly qualified in the field of nutrition and performance:

  • New Zealand Registered Dietitian and Bachelor of Science (human nutrition)
  • Postgraduate diploma in sports nutrition from the International Olympic Committee
  • Australian Institute of Sport, Sports Dietitians course
  • Bachelor of Physical (exercise science)

Tom has gained a wide variety of experience during his 8 years working as a dietitian:

  • Pathway to Podium nutritionist
  • Lecturer AUT - Applied Sports Nutrition
  • Diabetes and renal nutrition - Middlemore hospital, South Auckland
  • Children's weight management - East London, UK
  • Stroke rehab - North London, UK
  • Weight management - Horowhenua and Taranaki, NZ.

If you are after a written sports nutrition plan for endurance events, check out what Trailblazer Nutrition offers here.

If you would like to see Tom in clinic, give him a call on 0224375477 or email

Clinic Hours

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 9am - 2pm.

Clinic Location

Tui Medical Centre, 425 Maunu Rd, Maunu, Whangarei.

If these times/locations do not suit, he does have some flexibility so give him a call anyway.