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Kaiāwhina Workforce Programme – Taking Action Now

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

  Work is already underway in the health and disability sectors towards achieving the Kaiawhina Workforce 5-year actions. The full list of 5-year actions can be downloaded here. We’d like to share with you some of the excellent work that is currently in progress.   Career Development Action 1.2: Develop a vocational pathway programme that:…

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Engagement Survey shows broad level of support for draft actions

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

The Kaiāwhina Workforce Taskforce has received the survey report and confirmed it for publication. The KaiāwhinaWorkforce 5-year draft actions were prepared between January and May 2015.  An on-line survey was developed with the purpose of seeking support for the draft actions. The Survey was conducted using a series of ‘pre-read PDF documents’ available on the Workforce…

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Have Your Say! – Kaiāwhina Stakeholder Engagement Survey

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Survey is now closed We are pleased to announce that the Kaiawhina workforce 5-year draft actions are now ready to seek support via this stakeholder engagement survey. The draft actions were unanimously supported by the Kaiâwhina Workforce Taskforce in April 2015. We invite you to review and provide comments on any or all of the draft actions…

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December 2014 – Kaiāwhina Programme Workstreams are actively being established

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Chairs of the Workstreams are currently in the process of setting up the workstreams.  The key function of the workstreams is to draft the Actions for each of the Kaiāwhina Programme Domains.  For a complete list of the Domains, please  refer to this page on the website:  The Chairs are planning to meet with workstreams…

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Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan subject of keynote speech at Gerontology Conference

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Gerontology nurses and specialists gathered at the Waipuna Conference Centre in Auckland on 3-4 November to attend the New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s 9th Gerontology Section Conference.  The theme for this year’s conference was entitled “From Vision to Action – Building Our Future”. Cathy Cooney – Director of Kowhai Health Associates was one of the keynote…

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Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan now underway

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Key stakeholder groups and sector organisations came together in October 2014 for the first meeting of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Taskforce to set the foundations. The focus of the Taskforce is to champion the action plan and bring their considerable expertise and networks to the table. The aim is for these networks and relationships to be…

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Introducing a new report – “Background to the Development of the Health and Disability Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan”

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

We are pleased to introduce a report summarising activity to date on the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan. “Background to the Development of the Health and Disability Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan”. The document brings together the stages of phase one: i.e.  the purpose and vision, how the action plan came about, framework, domains and outcomes.  It…

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