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Eastern Bay of Plenty Nominations Open for Whanau Ora

20 Here-turi-koka / August 2012

Eastern Bay of Plenty Nominations Open
for Whanau Ora Regional Group

Te Moana a Toi (Bay of Plenty) Regional Leadership Group (RLG) for Whanau Ora is calling for nominations to appoint a new community member.

Thirty-four provider collectives involving more than 180 health and social service providers from throughout the country are working to develop and deliver Whanau Ora – an inclusive approach to providing services and opportunities to all New Zealand families in need.

A total of 10 RLGs provide high quality advice to the Whanau Ora Governance Group, lead strategic change for Whanau Ora within their region, foster excellent communications and relationships, and provide representation of Whanau Ora at a local and regional level.

They also have an important role in considering funding proposals to support whanau.

Membership includes between three and seven community representatives who come from diverse backgrounds and have expertise and skills in health and social services as well as whanau and community development.

RLGs also include one representative each from Te Puni Kokiri, the Ministry of Social Development and District Health Boards.

The current community members of Te Moana a Toi (Bay of Plenty) RLG include Elaine Tapsell (chair), Maanu Paul, Vervies (Punohu) McCausland and Te Iria Whiu

The closing date for nominations is 5.00 pm on Friday August 31 2012.

To download a copy of the nomination forms or for more information about Whanau Ora, go to http://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/in-focus/whanau-ora/


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