Kevin Thompson

Sector Māngai - Kāwanatanga-ā-Rohe/Local Government

I am currently Building Controls Officer (Nat Dip.Building Surveying) having first joined Christchurch City Council CCC in 2013 as a Building Inspector (4 years) transitioning to dual competency Building Consents Officer (2 years).

I have been a PSA Delegate since 2016. Having completed Advanced Delegate training, I am currently overviewing council wide membership data analysis to enable closer delegate / membership relationships.

Part of this is strategy is to collate and enable a voice for Māori members and grow the capacity of a Māori and culturally diverse PSA membership.

Maintaining a just and fair working life for fellow PSA members is a passion of mine while representing work colleagues both PSA members and (in some cases non-PSA members) in cases of:

  • Unpaid overtime – 2016 presented a major issue with unpaid overtime resulting in an overhaul of time coding and management systems
  • Restructure – 2018 along with fellow delegates supported PSA members (and some non-PSA members) during a very difficult internal transition involving disestablishment of roles with the outcome being no loss of jobs for members
  • Other work-related challenges and advising work colleagues of rights and procedures to follow

I have also been a part of the 2018 bargaining team and was heavily involved in implementing Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and elements of Nga Kaupapa into the Christchurch City Council collective agreement. Prior to this there was very little kaupapa Māori content in past collective agreements.

I am also very active within the Otautahi Delegate Leaders Group in evolving a more kind and compassionate workplace strategy (as result of March 15, 2019 event).

Christine Hawea

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā Hāpori/Community Public Services

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Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā Hāpori/Community Public Services

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Pania Love

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā Hāpori/Community Public Services

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Elizabeth Wichman

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā Hāpori/Community Public Services

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Virgil Iraia

Sector Māngai - Te Pōari Hauora ā Rohe /District Health Boards

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Lesley Dixon

Sector Māngai - Te Pōari Hauora ā Rohe/District Health Boards

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Jaz Murray

Sector Māngai - Te Pōari Hauora ā Rohe /District Health Boards

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Sally Simpson

Sector Māngai - Kāwanatanga-ā-Rohe/Local Government

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Joy Benioni

Sector Māngai - Kāwanatanga-ā-Rohe/Local Government

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Kevin Thompson

Sector Māngai - Kāwanatanga-ā-Rohe/Local Government

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Reremoana Sinclair

Sector Māngai - Kāwanatanga-ā-Rohe/Local Government

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Priscilla Benioni

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā te Kāwanatanga/Public Service

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Paula Davis

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā te Kāwanatanga/Public Service

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Pere Paul

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā te Kāwanatanga/Public Service

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Marshall Tangaroa

Sector Māngai - Rātonga Mahi ā te Kāwanatanga/Public Service

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Alby Marsh

Sector Māngai - Rāngai Tūmatanui/State Sector

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Susan Young

Sector Māngai - Rāngai Tūmatanui/State Sector

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Melanian Brown

Sector Māngai - Rāngai Tūmatanui/State Sector

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