"Ruta warmly welcomes us all every day at work, reminding us to stay positive, respect each other, and to work towards excellence."
Local hero gallery
You can click below to read the full nomination for each local hero or use the filters on the right hand side of the page to search for by a local hero by the year and month of their nomination. You can view local heroes prior to August 2017 here. To nominate a new local hero, please click here.
Our local heroes are sponsored by A+ Trust. (external link)
"Rhondda treats woman and their whānau with empathy, compassion and humour."
"Kay has been our exceptional and most dedicated ward clerk. She has a gentle, kind manner...she helps everyone."
"Renee is one of those people who enables others so that together we’re achieving much more than we would as individuals."
"Her ‘can do’ attitude is an example of how our Allied Health workers are an integral part of our patients’ pathway and experience."