Association Representatives

The country is divided into seven areas, which each have their own representative. In addition, there are student representatives for each of the three speech-language therapy training institutions in New Zealand.

NZSTA Area Representative Role & Responsibilities

Area Representatives

Northland/Tai Tokerau – Suanna Smith and Denise Poole

ar.northland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Auckland – Hannah Barnes & Tessa Livingston

ar.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Waikato / Bay of Plenty – Gwen Kerrison

ar.waikato.bop@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Central – Elisa Mynen

ar.central@speechtherapy.org.nz 

Wellington – Polly Newton and Emily King

ar.wellington@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Canterbury – Ruth Ramsay and Kate Cook

ar.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Otago / Southland – Meryl Jones

ar.otago.southland@speechtherapy.org.nz

Student Representatives

Massey University – Bo Young, Brianna Oosterbroek and Jacqui Morgan

sr.massey@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

The University of Auckland – Tash Thompson and Crystal Aranha

sr.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

University of Canterbury – Livvy Pride, Emma Barbafiera and Jessica Eagle

sr.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

National Private Practitioner Members' Rep

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Ashleigh Newmann to the position of National Private Practitioner Members’ Representative for the NZSTA. This is a exciting and dynamic role within the Association developed following a recommendation from the PP Membership Scoping and Recommendation working party 2013. For more information on the role, visit: National Private Practitioner Members’ Representative Role Description

Ashleigh is a private practitioner based in the Christchurch and she is also an active member of the NZSTA.