The OTNZ-WNA Advocacy Committee / Te Komiti Kōkiri o OTNZ-WNA (AC) is established by OTNZ-WNA council as part of the association’s strategy plan, and comes under the theme of Advocacy and Representation. Click here for more…
Peke Waihanga have a new vacancy for an Occupational Therapist to be based in their Hamilton Centre. The Occupational Therapist will work alongside a dedicated, interdisciplinary team to provide a world-class, patient-centred service. This is a part-time role (24 hours per week) and they are flexible about the actual days and hours of work.
Dr Mary Silcock and Karen Molyneux present Part A: Driving: Are We There Yet? On the Road and Responding to Te Tiriti O Waitangi (September 16th 2022, 11am)
Driving assessments and licensing sit at a conjunction where legal, medical, material and street-level bureaucratic power meet. The process of enabling or disabling a person of their ability to drive is an expression of this power and how we as citizens are subject to these forces shaping the way we live. In this brief presentation, the powerful position driving assessors hold will be critiqued from Tangata Tiriti and Tangata Whenua perspectives. Suggestions for how responsiveness to Te Tiriti o Waitangi may be actioned in this essential practice area will be discussed.