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August 15, 2006

Buller Health Manager Announced

The West Coast District Health Board was today delighted to announce Jenny Robertson as the new manager of Buller Health Services.

Ms Robertson currently works as a Community Advisor for the Department of Internal Affairs based in Greymouth a position she has held for the past 12 years.

Prior to moving to Greymouth Ms Robertson lived in Westport for 10 years raising her children and working for a number of community organisations.

Ms Robertson will take over the role at the start of September and is looking forward to once again living and working in Westport.

"I am quite excited about taking on a relatively new role and working with the community regarding health services in Buller."

Ms Robertson started the handover process yesterday and made a brief visit to the Buller Health facility.

"I heard how good the teams in Buller are and I am looking forward to working with them."

Ms Robertson will take over the role from Gareth Rees who was seconded to the position from Buller REAP.

General Manager Primary Health Services Hecta Williams said was delighted with the appointment and was looking forward to working with Ms Robertson.

"I think she will bring a great deal to the position," Ms Williams said.

For more information please contact
Vikki Carter
Community Liaison Officer
03 768 0499, Extn. 2665
027 245 9595

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