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Community Representatives For The Accessibility and Age Working Party

Local News Public Notice
PUBLISHED: 3 DEC 2019

Do you have a passion for making our district’s council assets accessible for people of all ages and abilities?

Do you have experience or knowledge that would enable you to advocate on these matters?

Would you be available and proactive to assist with the review and monitoring of the Council Accessibility Strategy?

We are seeking expressions of interest for community membership for the Accessibility & Age Working Party.

The purpose of this working party is to monitor council plans and activities relating to accessibility and age friendly matters, and to advocate to the Council on these issues.  Four members are sought for this working party as following:

  • Two community representatives to advocate for the disability sector
  • One community representative to advocate for aged people
  • One community representative to advocate for the child and youth sector

It is expected that the working party will meet at least quarterly, or more often if required.  

Your application should provide relevant experience and outline why you would like to be considered. 

A tangata whenua representative has been appointed to the working party.

How to Apply

Please email your CV outlining the information requested to enquiries@npdc.govt.nz or post to the NPDC, Private Bag 2025, Liardet Street, New Plymouth. 

Applications close Sunday 8 December 2019. 

Applications will be shortlisted and Applicants advised of interview date and time by 11 December.