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9 August 2016

By Angela Gruar

Answering the leadership development call

Strong and active leadership is required at all levels of our sector to improve outcomes for people using services and their whānau. Much of what is required to bring about change, especially transformational change, is passion and leadership.

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16 June 2014

Not-for-profit management qualification – a step in the right direction for Te Rori a Mua Trust

Melenaite Aroha, a manager at the Te Rori a Mua Trust, has recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit Management (GDNFPM), which resulted in positive changes for the organisation, its employees, consumers and families.

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16 June 2014

Consumer leadership funding makes big difference for People First New Zealand

In 2013, People First, a self-advocacy organisation that is led by people with learning disability, completed leadership development training funded through the consumer leadership development grant.

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12 February 2013

MASH Trust delivers learning experience to staff

MASH Trust provides a wide range of support services for people with psychiatric, intellectual or physical disability or illness in the Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North and Hawke's Bay regions. A Disability Workforce Development leadership grant allowed them to invest in training.

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12 February 2013

Voice Thru Your Hands strengthens organisation through training

Voice Thru Your Hands, a non-profit organisation promoting the importance of visual communication and New Zealand Sign Language, tells Te Pou how funding from a consumer leadership development grant helped strengthen their organisation.

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12 December 2012

Leadership development grant: understanding self and others

Understanding self and others was a course funded through a leadership development grant to the Nelson Marlborough DHB's Physical and Intellectual Disability Services.

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