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Spring forum #3 - Dunedin

The 2016 South Island forum in Dunedin took off in fine form on Monday 21st November 2016 and lucky for us the weather was particularly warm and gave much excitement for the upcoming summer. Following the earth quake in Kaikoura, the south island workforce came from Christchurch, Invercargill and Dunedin to participate. Te Roopu Tautoko ki te tonga, the dedicated Māori gambling harm service in Dunedin welcomed participants with some true southern hospitality. The forum commenced with whakatau and karakia and a gracious reply given by Chris Watkins of Salvation Army Oasis Gambling service. Our...

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Spring Forum #2 - Palmerston North

The theme for this series of spring regional trainings are “Connections” and we were able to connect with service providers located in the lower north island on Wednesday 16th November despite everyone dealing with post-earth quake tremors and serious flooding. We had a few cancellations however the pioneering spirit of all who attended meant we were able to continue with the day-long programme as planned. In our work we facilitate connections all the time and we know that our whānau and communities thrive when they have healthy connections so the Palmerston North forum key note speaker, Witi...

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Countdown to the 2016 spring regional training forums

The countdown begins for our last round of regional training forums for 2016. Our one-day forums will be hosted in Auckland, Palmerston North and Dunedin, where the Ministry infrastructure services will deliver an action packed agenda for clinical practitioners and the public health extraordinaire. Register now to secure your attendance.

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Regional Training Forums Presentations

The winter round of regional training forums concluded with an awesome two days in Porirua. For those attendees who wanted copies of the Day One presentations, please find the powerpoints here – including the presentation and contact details of our guest speaker on Local Territorial Authority law Grant Hewison. We are currently editing a range of videos from the trainings which will be made available soon. In the meantime, keep an eye out for the new resources being released soon by Te Kākano relating to the active learning public health workshops.

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Regional training forums

May and June have been busy for NCS with three out of our four regional training forums being completed. This week the South Island forum was held in Christchurch, and next week completes this round of forums with our last training in Porirua. Each two-day forum was unique with a mixture of national and local presentations and workforce development workshops. The national presentations included Grant Hewison, a specialist lawyer in local government law, presenting on local territorial authorities responsibilities under the Gambling Act, Richard Taylor AKA ‘the new Derick’ and Eileen Campbell...

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