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Delegates

Your delegates and what they do

WHO ARE YOUR DELEGATES?

See the list below to find your local delegate. If you require assistance getting in touch with any of our delegates please contact the RDA office and we can help out, email ask@nzrda.org.nz.

WHAT DOES A DELEGATE DO?

Delegates provide an important link between our members and the RDA office – this may include organising RDA meetings and talking to new employees about the benefits of RDA membership such as belonging to a strong collective group. Where appropriate delegates will also provide support to members about workplace issues.

In the video below, Dr Sarah Rance, RMO at Southland Hospital in Invercargill, talks about what it’s like to be a delegate. You can watch other videos of your delegates, members, and executive team on our Meet Your Delegates page.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A DELEGATE?

The delegate role is a very rewarding one – as a delegate you have the opportunity to develop negotiation and problem solving skills, to help others less able speak out and to have a real say in the future direction of your profession. The role of delegate is a learning process and we are always available at the RDA office should you have any questions. We hold training for delegates every year which is a fun way to meet other delegates, learn about your employment agreement and rights and also how to help other members.

GET IN TOUCH TO FIND OUT MORE

If you are interested in becoming a delegate we suggest you have a face to face chat with one of our current delegates who can answer any questions you may have about the role. You can email us here at the RDA office at ask@nzrda.org.nz and we can provide you with further information about the role for you to look over.

Current Delegates

Auckland DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Merran Bennett Auckland
Dr Katherine Gordon Auckland
Dr Chi Sing Lam Auckland
Dr Patrick O’Regan Auckland
Dr Liadhan Coakley Auckland
Dr Timothy Hopgood Auckland
Dr Devarshi Bhattacharyya Auckland
Dr Glen Williams Starship

 

Bay of Plenty DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Ben Paterson Tauranga
Dr Ralston D’Souza Whakatane

 

Canterbury DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Tamara Brodie Christchurch
Dr Jonathan Davis Christchurch
Dr Louis Han Christchurch
Dr Hannah Scowcroft Christchurch
Dr Benjamin Werkmeister Christchurch

 

Capital & Coast DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Ethan Ward Wellington
Dr Courtney Brown Wellington
Dr Tessa Ramsden Wellington
Dr Lorraine Davison Porirua
Dr Cathal McCloy Kenepuru

 

Counties Manukau DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr David Bellamy Middlemore
Dr Ashwini Pondicherry Middlemore
Dr Benjamin Ng-Wai Shing Middlemore
Dr Robert Cortesi Middlemore
Dr Ali Morisha Middlemore
Dr Soane Misiloi Middlemore
Dr Esther Hausia Middlemore
Dr Theodore Clearwater Middlemore
Dr Faava Shavonne Middlemore

 

GP Training/RNZCGP

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Ashley Ellis GPEP
Dr Thomas Reynolds GPEP

Hawkes Bay DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Peter Cameron Christie Hastings
Dr Juliet Kane Hastings
Dr Samuel McConville Hastings
Dr Helen Saywell Hastings
Dr Thomas Wilkinson Hastings

 

Hutt Valley DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Rowan Hamill Hutt

 

 

Lakes DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Joseph Rea Rotorua
Dr Alistair Rogers Rotorua

 

Locum

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Richard Chen Locum
Dr Natasha McCombe Locum

 

MidCentral DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Michelle Pragassen Palmerston North

 

Nelson Marlborough DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Alexander Hosking Nelson Marlborough

 

Northland DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Chirag Udhani Whangarei

 

South Canterbury DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Rebecca Craw Timaru
Dr Andrew Riddell Timaru

 

 

Southern DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Yu Kai Lim Southland
Dr Sarah Rance Southland
Dr Nick Erskine Southland
Dr Joel Kranz Dunedin
Dr Tim Lequeux Dunedin
Dr Layla Hehir Dunedin
Dr James Anderson Dunedin

 

Tairawhiti DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr William Ladyman Gisborne
Dr Morgan Pedersen Gisborne

 

 

Taranaki DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Tara Van Der Sar Taranaki
Dr Philip Fox Taranaki

 

 

Waikato DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Jessie Ma Waikato
Dr Kopa Manahi Waikato
Dr Samuel Anderson Waikato
Dr Teresa Vanderboor Waikato
Dr Cecilia Linudottir Waikato

 

 

Wairarapa DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr William Blackburne Wairarapa

 

Waitemata DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Sam Holford North Shore
Dr Kathryn Foster Waitakere
Dr Molly Anderson North Shore

 

West Coast DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Angelo Di Bartolo Palmerston North
Dr Midori Fujino Palmerston North
Dr Marcus Walker Greymouth

 

Whanganui DHB

First name
Surname
Location
Dr Joshua Oskam Whanganui
Dr Daniel Hermann Whanganui