Developing the health and disability
Kaiāwhina workforce

Cathy Cooney, MNZM receives award for services to health and to the community

June 8th, 2021

Congratulations to Cathy Cooney, Independent Facilitator of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Plan, who was made a member of the New Zealand order of merit in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours. Queen’s Birthday Citation: Cathy’s award is for services to health and to the community. Her citation reads, “Mrs Catherine Cooney was Chief Executive of the Lakes…

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Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan: 5-Year Action Plan #2 is Go Live

December 22nd, 2020

The new five year Plan has inspired the whakatauākī written by Turaukawa Bartlett, Kaiwhakahononga and Aimee Bartlett Kaiwhakahononga Hapai at Careerforce. This taonga reflects the spirit of the Plan mahi and will help guide the evolution of the mahi as it continues beyond the next five years. Mā te āwhina, e ora ai te torohū…

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Kaiāwhina to guide the next 5-year Action Plan for the Kaiāwhina workforce

September 7th, 2020

The first and formative 5-year Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan 2015-2020 concluded in June 2020, having helped to build an enduring foundation for the future of the Kaiāwhina workforce. The term ‘Kaiāwhina’ is a taonga (treasure) that embodies the core essence and nature of an essential health and disability workforce that is passionate, resilient, diverse, skilled…

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