At Marewa Surgery we are dedicated to providing a high quality, patient orientated medical and surgical skin treatment service to the people of Napier and the wider Hawke's Bay region. 

We are a friendly and professional team of doctors, nurses and administration staff who will make every effort to ensure you receive the best possible treatment and care. 

Our clinic undergoes regular, comprehensive audits and we are proudly a Q-Audit Certified facility for 'Office/Rooms Based Surgery and Procedures'. 

Our Team

Dr. Marcia Sonneveld

MBBS, FRNZCGP, Dip. Practical Dermatology, Dip. Dermoscopy, Dip. Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery

Skin Cancer and GP Dermatology

Marcia trained at Melbourne University Medical School graduating in 1976, and did her internship at Austin Hospital before moving to NZ in 1978. She is a Fellow of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners, and has done postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and sexual health, and has done this work alongside a busy general practice for many years.

She has always had an interest in all things related to skin. She worked as an associate with a dermatologist in Napier for twelve years and completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology through Cardiff University in 2007, which she passed with Distinction and topped her class.

She has since also completed an Advanced Clinical Certificate in Dermoscopy, and an Advanced Clinical Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery.

The majority of Marcia's work is now in skin cancer medicine and practical dermatology, the latter dealing with conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema and other skin disorders. 

Marcia is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for general dermatology and skin lesions. 

Outside of medicine, she has another busy role as a grandmother of four. She also loves to read, plays the keyboard and learns Italian.

Dr. Barry Leslie

MBChB (Otago), FRNZCGP, Dip. Dermoscopy, Dip. Skin Cancer Med, Dip. Skin Cancer Surgery

Barry is a full-time Skin Cancer Doctor specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers.  

He is originally from rural Manawatu, and completed his Medical Degree at the University of Otago in 2008, before going on to gain Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. 

He has further completed advanced skin cancer training in New Zealand and Australia, and holds Diplomas in Dermoscopy, Skin Cancer Medicine, and Skin Cancer Surgery. 

Barry is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider and an SCCA Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor. 

He has a special interest in more complex skin surgery including flap reconstruction and skin grafts, and makes every effort to ensure the best possible cosmetic outcome. 

In his spare time Barry enjoys fishing, diving and exploring the outdoors with his wife and children. 

Dr Ruud Horlings

Consultant Dermatologist 

More information coming soon...

Dr Anthony Fraser

Skin Cancer Doctor

More information coming soon...

Registered Nurses

Heather, Ella and Jo all assist with surgery, manage post-operative care, and are a great source of advice and support.


Cathy and Donna are our friendly receptionists. They manage the front desk, keep the practice running smoothly, and are happy to answer any questions you may have.