Mental Health Nurses Section Forum
Friday 9 August 2024
12.30 - 4.00pm
Ko Awatea Centre; Middlemore Hospital
Counties Manukau

The focus of this year's forum is a mixture of topics relevant to mental health nurses and other mental health clinicians from a practice and workplace perspective.


Dr Zoe Port      PhD, BBS (Hons) is a lecturer at Massey University’s School of Management and Co-Director of Healthy Work Group.  Among her interests are workplace wellbeing and the psycho-social risks within workplaces.  Included in Zoe’s research is inquiry into Community Mental Health & Addictions.
Linda Bowden BHSc, (OT), MHSc is a PhD candidate at the Dept of Psychological Medicine at Auckland University. Among her interests are Clinical Supervision and Suicide prevention projects.         
Rosaline Fuata'I   is a District Inspector for Counties Manukau.

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Register: This is a  FREE  event but please register at for catering purposes by 25 July 2024.

Past Events

Theme: Capacity in the Mental Health Arena

Date: Friday, 24 March 2023

Venue: Waterfront Room, Harbourside Function Centre, 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington

BGM 2023 Papers

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View speaker profiles.

  • Professor John Dawson, Otago University
  • Hiraina McKenzie Kaitohutohu: Principle Advisor Māori Te Whatu Ora Central Region - MHAIDS
  • Erika Butters, Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust
  • Teresa O’Connor, Past Editor, Kaitiaki Nursing 
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