Apply to join a new Community Advisory Group

We want to improve the way we work with community service providers to achieve our shared outcomes. Apply to join a new Community Advisory Group which will give communities a voice and opportunity to input into this work – details below.


Part of a cross-agency activity led by MSD and Oranga Tamariki aimed at growing and supporting a successful social services and community sector, we’re looking for up to 12 people from diverse backgrounds to join the new Community Advisory Group.

The government want people who will share perspectives from their community and/or provide an NGO viewpoint.

The Community Advisory Group will have four one-day meetings between October 2019 and August 2020, when the group’s work will finish.

Members will be paid a fee to participate. Anyone interested in being considered for this group is asked to send an email with responses to the two questions below to by 9am on Monday 14 October 2019.

  • Why do you want to be involved with this group? (200 word limit)
  • What skills and experience can you offer to the group? (400 word limit)

In addition, you may wish to provide us with your CV or LinkedIn profile, but please note this is not required. You may also send us a video to a maximum size of 4MB answering the above questions. If you have any queries about the process, function of the group or what’s involved, please email us at

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