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Kaiāwhina workforce

Have Your Say! – Kaiāwhina Stakeholder Engagement Survey

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

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

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

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”

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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Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan moves into next phase

August 6th, 2014

Following the successful introduction of the Kaiāwhina Action Plan at the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference in May 2014, the domains and outcomes from the Kaiāwhina Action Plan framework have now been endorsed by the Boards of Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) and Careerforce. HWNZ and Careerforce are working together to develop the Kaiāwhina Workforce Taskforce…

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