News from Te Wana


Organisations that have achieved accreditation

Congratulations to these recent accreditations (or re-accreditations):

  • Te Puke Karanga Hauora Trust
  • Plunket Northern Region – Northland
  • Plunket Northern Region – Central
  • Plunket Northern Region – South
  • Te Runanga O Nga Maata Waka
  • Plunket Central Region – Hawkes Bay Manawatu Whanganui
  • Plunket Central Region – Wellington Wairarapa
  • He Puna Hauora Incorporated

For the full list of current accredited organisations, please visit our Accredited Organisations page.


Florence Trout, Te Wana Trustee, joins BOP Health Consumer Council

The Health Consumer Council has been set up to advise the Bay Of Plenty District Health Board to ensure patient and community services are cohesive.  The council aims to make consumers’ experience better and improved service integration across the health sector. The council is made up of 11 members, who have worked in various community, social service and health sector roles.  The council meets monthly.  The agenda and minutes are available on the DHB website

Te Wana Trustee, Florence Trout, (previously Adviser Quality and Risk Management, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society).  Florence is a Continuous Quality Improvement Leader, nationally recognised in quality and risk management knowledge and expertise. A loyal and effective advocate for Te Wana, Florence was also a member of the previous Te Wana Advisory Committee, and is an invaluable contributor to standards revision and peer reviewer training. In 2010 she published ”Quality Improvement in Plunket – A six year journey” in the College of Nurses Magazine, paying tribute to Te Wana.

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