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Published: 2 April, 2020

CDEM Group 0800 numbers for essential supplies

CDEM Group 0800 numbers for essential supplies

If you don't have the essentials you need to get through lockdown (such as food, medication or cleaning supplies), in the first instance please try calling a:

·         neighbour

·         family member who lives nearby

·         friend who lives nearby

·         or, check the availability for shopping online.

If these options are not available to you, then please call your local Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group using the following 0800 numbers and email addresses.

This service is intended for people and whānau who don’t have any other options available to them. 

The service operates seven days a week from 7am to 7pm.

List updated 1 April 2020.

CDEM Group



03 520 7400


0800 50 50 75


0800 24 24 11

West Coast

03 900 9329


0800 322 4000


0800 890127

Chatham Islands

03 3050033 ex 715





Published: 30 March, 2020

Audit and Risk Committee members

Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Trust is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced candidates to join the Audit and Risk Committee.

Organisation description

Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Trust represents Te Ātiawa people who whakapapa to Te Tau Ihu (the top of the South Island).

The Trust was established in December 2012 as the post settlement governance entity to enable Te Ātiawa to receive Treaty settlement from the Crown. The Deed of Settlement was signed on 21 December 2012.

The Committee's functions include:

  • Overseeing financial reporting, accounting policies, financial management, internal control systems, risk management system, systems for protecting assets and compliance.
  • Reviewing the scope and results of audit work, its cost effectiveness and performance, independence and objectivity of the auditors.
  • Receiving regular reports from the Chief Executive Officer including reports on financial and business performance, risk management and accounting and internal control matters.

Person specification:

A chartered accountant or legal qualification is preferred.

  • Understanding of Board financial and risk governance responsibilities
  • Previous experience on Boards and/or Audit Committees
  • Finance and accounting experience, including financial management and reporting
  • Understanding of management and accountability frameworks
  • Understanding of internal controls and assurance frameworks
  • Knowledge and previous experience of organisation and strategic risk frameworks and management
  • Understanding of the roles of internal and external audit
  • Demonstrated strategic, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience in collaborating with and influencing others to achieve results
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the sectors or industries in which the Trust operates
  • Highly developed skills to analyse and interpret financial statements
  • Previous experience in auditing or risk management
  • Exercise good judgement and not be influenced by management
  • Keep up to date with developments that are relevant to the Committee

Personal traits will include:

  • Impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Strong communicator
  • Clear and creative thinker
  • Ability to remain objective.
  • Impartial
  • Critically evaluates
  • Not afraid to ask challenging questions
  • Common sense

Commitment required:

The Audit and Risk Committee meets approximately four times a year in Waikawa or Wellington, with additional meetings convened when necessary. The expected time commitment will be three to four hours per meeting.


The appointment will be for the period of 2 years.


A payment per meeting applies.


To apply for this role, please email  interest to Pare Puketapu at

 Applications close April 30  2020.

Click here for more information »

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