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)  

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David Smith, Scheduler, Oncology
November 2018

The Radiation Therapy Treatment team was so very impressed with his eagerness, friendly attitude (to patients and the staff team) and his initiative.

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Greta Pihema, Staff nurse, AED
October 2018

Not only is Greta a strong advocate for her patients, she takes the time to provide extra human touches whether it's a cup or tea and food, or warm blankets.

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Patrick Taylor, Kaimanaaki, Maori Health
September 2018

With his calm, gentle and professional manner he's able to provide exceptional support to whānau during some of their most difficult and vulnerable times.

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Marina Stander, Nurse, Medical Oncology
January 2018

Marina is always friendly, and has a smile, a warm greeting and reassurance for patients who are often nervous as they navigate their cancer journey.

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Kay Mudgway, Ward Clerk
October 2017

"Kay has been our exceptional and most dedicated ward clerk. She has a gentle, kind manner...she helps everyone."

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Renee Rangi, HR Coordinator
September 2017

"Renee is one of those people who enables others so that together we’re achieving much more than we would as individuals."