Regional Network Meetings – Auckland

This meeting will be a great opportunity for local providers to connect and network with others in the Auckland region.


With these meetings NZDSN aims to facilitate opportunities for information sharing and ensure providers in the region are well connected.

 In this meeting:

  • Garth Bennie, CE NZDSN will provide an update on NZDSN's activities in general as well as the latest sector developments. 
  • Sarah Mitchell from Be. Employed, shares their ‘Skills for Industry employment Programme’
  • Nicola Irvine, presents on The Silent Ones - Who is listening? Optimising partnership between parents and providers.
  • Carol White from Wilson Home Trust will talk about their services and funding opportunities     
  • Eric Haddon,  Co-founder ‘The Cookie Project’, Presents Social Enterprise
  • Update Mid Central System Transformation with Interactive exercise.
  • You will also be provided with the latest update from Te Pou.  


9.30 am   Welcome and introductions

9.45 am   Update NZDSN, Garth Bennie

10.15 am Presentation Be Employed, Sarah Mitchell

10.35 am Morning tea

10.55 am Presentation Nicola Irvine

11.25 am Presentation Wilson Home Trust, Carol White 

11.40 am Presentation The Cookie Project, Eric Chuah

11.50 am Mid Central System Transformation update, Interactive exercise;

12.15 am Update Te Pou

12.30 pm Meeting finishes

The meeting will be facilitated by Mireille Vreeburg, Auckland executive facilitator NZDSN. For any questions about the meeting contact Mireille at

We note this is a FREE event, however for catering and compliance purposes, we do require you to register.  Numbers are limited.

  • Wed 26 Jun
    3 hours, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Auckland
    • Free
  • Wed 04 Sep
    3 hours, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Auckland
    • Free
  • Wed 27 Nov
    3 hours, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Auckland
    • Free
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