Te Roopu Taurima Mana Whakahaere/CEO Appointment

Karen Smith – Mana Whakahaere/CEO

Te Roopu Taurima Board of Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Smith as the Mana Whakahaere/CEO of Te Roopu Taurima, effective from Monday 27 June 2022.
Karen has been with Te Roopu Taurima since early 2019 as the National Services Manager and more recently the Interim Mana Whakahaere since early April 2022.
Click here to read the appointment notification posted live on NBR, Thursday 30 June 2022.

UPDATE: About the new Ministry for Disabled People

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Click on the link above to access a brochure updating on the establishment of the new Ministry for Disabled People from 1 July 2022.

It includes key information people need to know before the new Ministry starts as well as the offer to have a say on what you think the new Ministry should work on once it begins, which will be shared with the new CEO of the Ministry to take on-board.

He Kokona Ngākau: Our Stories

In November 2020, Te Roopu Taurima(TRT) launched a new storytelling project that celebrates the strengths and resilience of the tāngata we support: He Kokona Ngākau.

He Kokona Ngākau is a video series made with the support of the Mental Health Foundation and the Ministry of Health’s Whai Ora, Whiti Ora fund. It explores the many different ways tāngata experience wellness and the tools that have helped them navigate the challenges of covid-19 restrictions. Read more