Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search


Director for Treaty Of Waitangi Information Unit

19 August 2004

Appointment Of Director, Treaty Of Waitangi Information Unit

The State Services Commissioner, Mark Prebble, today announced the appointment of Lisa Davies as the Commission's Director, Treaty of Waitangi Information Unit. Lisa Davies is presently Director, Kaipuke Consultants Ltd.

The Treaty of Waitangi Information Unit is tasked by the Government to manage and implement an information programme to increase all New Zealanders' knowledge of the Treaty.

The Treaty of Waitangi information programme has been underway for over a year. The Unit has already implemented a number of initiatives. These include a website, www.treatyofwaitangi.govt.nz , a sponsorship scheme for communities wanting to hold seminars, workshops or hui on the Treaty, supporting work by the Human Rights Commission on human rights and the Treaty, and commissioning a public survey of Treaty awareness.

Mark Prebble says Lisa Davies has a wide knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and has excellent relationship building skills. Her current consulting role specialises in public policy, public management, and research and evaluation services.

Until recently Lisa Davies was a senior public servant, working in a range of roles at Te Puni Kokiri since 1995. From 2001 to March 2004 Lisa Davies was General Manager, State Sector Performance Group at Te Puni Kokiri. Previous roles at Te Puni Kokiri included Director Social Development Directorate from 2000 to 2001. Lisa Davies ' iwi affiliation is Ngati Wai. "She will start as Director on 27 September 2004," Mark Prebble said.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>


Corrections Corrected: Supreme Court Rules On Release Dates

Corrections has always followed the lawful rulings of the Court in its calculation of sentence release dates. On four previous occasions, the Court of Appeal had upheld Corrections’ practices in calculating pre-sentence detention. More>>


Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>


General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UN

In New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home… We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food. More>>


Treaty Settlements: Bills Delayed As NZ First Pulls Support

Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa and Taranaki are reeling today as they learnt that the third and final readings of each Iwi’s Historical Treaty Settlement Bills scheduled for this Friday, have been put in jeopardy by the actions of NZ First. More>>


Gordon Campbell: On The Damage De-Regulation Is Doing To Fisheries And Education, Plus Kate Tempest

Our faith in the benign workings of the market – and of the light-handed regulation that goes with it – has had a body count. Back in 1992, the free market friendly Health Safety and Employment Act gutted the labour inspectorate and turned forestry, mining and other workplace sites into death traps, long before the Pike River disaster. More>>

Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news