Waitemata District Health Board

2,500 PSA members work at Waitemata DHB, including HealthAlliance and Northern Regional Alliance employees.

We work together to protect and improve conditions of work, including fair pay and reasonable workloads.

We cover a wide range of occupations including: administration, allied, assistants, clerical, IT, traffic, security, technical, scientists, mental health and public health nurses and management.

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Meet your two Waitemata DHB PSA organisers.









Ian Gordon
PSA Organiser WDHB

Ian is responsible for the following areas:

  • Medicine & Health of Older Adults

  • Child, Youth and Family

  • CADS (Mental Health)

  • Forensics (Mental Health)

  • Inpatients (Mental Health, He Puna Waiora)
  • Auckland Regional Dental Services

  • Allied Physical Health

Chan Dixon
PSA Organiser WDHB

Chan is responsible for the following areas:

  • Corporate

  • Clerical

  • Technical

  • Inpatients (Mental Health, Waiatarau)

  • Cultural (Mental Health)

  • Community Mental Health (Adult and Child and Adolescent)


Ian in his own words:

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Chan in her own words:

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Occupations covered by PSA at WDHB

A list of occupations covered by the PSA collective and individual agreements.

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Our contracts

The PSA has five collective agreements covering employees at Waitemata DHB (including Health Alliance and NoRTH).

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What we do

We’re the most active union at Waitemata DHB.

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Our union is only as strong as our members.

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Waitemata updates

Bi-annual update on union activities at Waitemata DHB.

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Nationwide stop work meeting called for DHB Administration workers
Media Releases

Nationwide stop work meeting called for DHB Administration workers

PSA union members who work in vital administration and clerical roles at all 20 DHBs around New Zealand will be attending stop work meetings for two hours on Monday 11 February.

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Campaigns and issues from the PSA. At the Heart of the Hospital

At the Heart of the Hospital

At the heart of the hospital, Admin and DHB Clerical Workers have raised a claim for Equal Pay.

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Media Releases

Mental health and public health nurses to vote on pay offer

Around 3500 DHB mental health nurses, public health nurses, and mental health support workers are preparing to vote on a new pay offer this month.

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PSA to Government: Budget shows promise but more courage needed

The Labour-led Government’s first Budget shows promise, the PSA says - but there are still many in the public and community service who will wonder when their turn is coming.

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“Think beyond Band-Aids”, PSA urges Government

The Labour-led Government must urgently relax its Budget Responsibility Rules to tackle the $2.7 billion hole in the health budget, the PSA says.

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New Zealand agrees - increase tax revenue for better public services

New Zealanders overwhelmingly agree public services need more funding - and they think tax should be increased to pay for them, according to new research released today.

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