Under the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act, a DHB board has three statutory advisory committees which typically consist of both members of the public and board members of the DHB. These committees provide a key means for community voices to be heard.

Health Advisory Committees (HAC)

Wednesdays (6 weekly) 1pm - 4:30pm at Ko Awatea, Middlemore Hospital

HAC members

  • Catherine Abel-Pattinson (Chair)
  • Lana Perese (Deputy Chair)
  • Ashraf Choudhary
  • Reece Autagavaia
  • Katrina Bungard
  • Colleen Brown
  • Dianne Glenn
  • Tipa Mahuta
  • Paul Young
  • Garry Boles

Community and Public Health Advisory Committee (CPHAC)

This CPHAC gives advice on all health status and needs of the residents population, the priorities for use of health funding, and the development of funding strategies and policies. This includes any Maaori & Equity issues. Meetings are held on Wednesdays (6 weekly) 9am to 12:30pm at Lambie Drive, Manukau

CPHAC members

  • Colleen Brown (Co-Chair)
  • Pierre Tohe (Co-Chair)
  • Reece Autagavaia
  • Dianne Glenn
  • Katrina Bungard
  • Tipa Mahuta
  • Paul Young
  • Lana Perese

Disability Support Advisory Committee (DiSAC)

The DiSAC advises on disability issues. Wednesdays (12 weekly) 1pm - 4pm at Lambie Drive, Manukau

DiSAC members

  • Colleen Brown
  • Katrina Bungard
  • Dianne Glenn

People and Cultural Committee

People & Cultural is an advisory Committees, which are non-statutory, and therefore not open to the public:

People & Cultural members

  • Mark Gosche (Co-Chair)
  • Catherine Abel-Pattinson (Co-Chair)
  • Tipa Mahuta
  • Colleen Brown

Audit Risk and Finance Committee (ARF)

ARF is an advisory ommittees, which are non-statutory and therefore not open to the public:

ARF members

  • Pat Snedden (Chairperson)
  • Tipa Mahuta (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Mark Gosche
  • Catherine Abel-Pattinson
  • Pierre Tohe
  • Lana Perese
  • Garry Boles

Regional Disability Support Advisory Committee (RDiSAC)

Meetings held on Thursdays (12 weekly) 1pm to 4pm

  • Colleen Brown – Committee Co-Chair (CMDHB)
  • Jo Agnew – Committee Co-Chair (ADHB)
  • Allison Roe – WDHB Board Member
  • Catherine Abel-Pattinson – CMDHB Board Member
  • Dianne Glenn – CMDHB Board Member
  • Edward Benson-Cooper – WDHB Board Member
  • Gwen Tepania-Palmer – ADHB Board Member
  • Judy McGregor – WDHB Board Chair
  • Katrina Bungard – CMDHB Board Member
  • Michelle Atkinson – ADHB Board Member
  • Robyn Northey – ADHB Board Member

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