Welcome to the Rotorua branch

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.
Services 

If you live in or near Rotorua, please contact us for support, advice and information relating to disability.

We offer a range of services for disabled people and their family and whānau. Not all the services offered by CCS Disability Action are available from all our branches. All our support services (with the exception of Mobility Parking and Total Mobility) are free.

There are a number of ways you can access them. While some of our services may need a referral, please feel free to get in touch with us directly to discuss your needs and what we can offer you. You could also contact your GP or Support Net Kupenga Hao Ite Ora Tauranga as they can assess your needs and connect you with support providers.

Local Advisory Committee 

Our branch is guided by a Local Advisory Committee that is made up of members who provide governance and leadership over our local branch operations.

You can contact Local Advisory Chair Jane Brown on Governance.BoP@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz or phone 07 578 0063.

Local Executive Committee

Our Local Executive Committee is made up of members who provide financial management and oversight at a branch level. You can contact Local Executive Committee Chair Mohan de Mel on Governance.BoP@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz or phone 07 578 0063.

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can make a difference as part of our Governance, we would love to hear from you. Email Governance.BoP@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz or phone 07 578 0063.

Support us

There are a number of ways you can support our work in communities. If you wish to make a donation or bequest, volunteer your services to our branch, find out about membership, or enquire about becoming a caregiver for us, please visit Support Us or contact our branch directly.

If you'd like to make a donation to the Rotorua branch be sure to select Bay of Plenty when you complete the online form and specify Rotorua in the comments section.

Resources


CCS Disability Action Bay of Plenty Annual Report 2020 (PDF 2.5 MB)
Contact Information
  • Street Address

    1452B Hinemoa Street
    Rotorua 3040

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 2148
    Tauranga 3144

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Jane Brown

Profile coming soon.

Mohan de Mel
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Mohan de Mel

Profile coming soon.

Colene Herbert General Manager Midland Region
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Colene Herbert General Manager Midland Region

I hail from a little slice of paradise on the East Coast of the North Island…Ruatorea

I grew up truly walking in the fusion of Maori and Pakeha world views, fortunate to have Maori and English heritage. As the last of seven children, I  learnt the value of  sharing and contribution for the greater good.

I also grew in the richness of having a sibling with an intellectual disability. To say his presence in my life influenced my career pathway is an understatement.

I have spent 35 years working  in the disability sector in a variety of roles and for a number of providers. My career started with the Psychopaedic nursing programme at Mangere Hospital and Training School in South Auckland as a 17 year old and has culminated in my inclusion in  the CCS Disability Action whanau in 2017. All of my experiences in other roles has prepared me well for the rigours of general management.

I have three gorgeous sons who are my heart. I love entertaining and feeding people – ask me about my famous burnt sugar steamed pudding – its legendary.

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