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Board Staff

Lindsey Pine - Registrar

Lindsey was appointed as the Board’s Registrar in November 2011.  She has a BA in English and Film from Victoria University of Wellington and a Diploma in Business through the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.  Lindsey’s employment history includes 12 years in the health regulation sector working for three different health regulatory authorities specialising in registration, complaints, conduct, competence, and education.

Lindsey’s responsibilities include managing the Board’s operations, advising the Board on legal and policy issues, and overseeing implementation of the Board’s functions under the HPCA Act.

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Annette McCoy - Deputy Registrar

Annette joined the Board on 29 September 2014.  She is originally from Exeter, England and spent 26 years living in the Cayman Islands before relocating to New Zealand five years ago with her husband and two sons.  Annette previously worked at the Nursing Council of New Zealand for 3 ½ years as the Fitness to Practice Coordinator.

The Deputy Registrar’s responsibilities include registration of practitioners, issuing of annual practising certificates and administering the Board’s recertification programme.

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Hannah Bakker - Administrator (part-time)

Hannah was appointed Administrator to the Board in February 2019.  In combination with her 3rd year of study, majoring in Public Policy and Information Systems at Victoria University of Wellington, she is working for the Board part-time. Hannah has previously been employed at the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in Whakatane, her home town.

The Administrator’s responsibilities include processing application payments, updating registrant contact details, responding to information requests, assisting with the administration of the Board’s recertification programmes, and providing general support to the Board and its other staff.

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