About Us/O matou huanga

 

 

Social Equity & Wellbeing Network Tuia te Oranga

Registered Charity No CC26511

                                                                               

OUR VISION

A world based on social equity, justice and wellbeing.

OUR MISSION

To actively promote and support social equity, justice and wellbeing through collaboration to identify, understand and advocate on issues that impact on the marginalised.

OUR VALUES

  • People first.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Equity and equality
  • Transparency.
  • Good stewardship (kaitiakitaka).
  • Collaboration and accountability.
  • All our actions and activities will reflect these values.

RULES

Download the rules of the incorporated society here

ANNUAL REPORT 

SEWN Annual Report 2017

 NATIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

SEWN is a member of Community Networks Aotearoa, formerly NZ Council of Social  Services

STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS

SEWN Office Staff   

♦ Sharon (Kaituiora) our dedicated, experienced Executive Officer who is the mainstay and face of SEWN      

Carmel (Apiha Kaitautoko) brings great admin and management skills to SEWN from her banking and small business background                                                                 

Gwen our versatile Volunteer (Tohu Matatau) who has been a valued and integral part of the SEWN team  for many years

SEWN Board (2017-2018)

♦ Ian Lothian  (Chair)  As an audit director with Audit NZ, Ian deals with many government agencies and community organisations and brings experience from Boards, Trusts, Councils and governance in small to large organisations.

♦ Allen Gibbs   Allen is Manukura (Executive Officer) of Kakakura Health Services in Christchurch as well as a member of the SEWN Board.

♦ Liz Hawes    Liz is the Coordinator of the OSCAR Network in Christchurch and brings valuable experience to the Board.

♦ Helen Gatonyi   Helen was Manager of the Tenants’ Protection Association in Christchurch for 25 years.  She has served on the SEWN Board for many years and is a past Chairperson.

 Chris Webber  As manager of the PEEEP Trust in Christchurch, Chris  brings a non-profit organisational perspective to the Board.

 

We are generously supported by: