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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 - Recertification Officer

Hannah joined the Board in February 2019 as a part-time Administrator while completing her 3rd year of study, majoring in Public Policy and Information Systems at Victoria University of Wellington. Hannah has previously been employed at the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in Whakatane, her home town. The Board was very pleased when Hannah applied for the newly-created Recertification Officer role and the Board looks forward to continuing to work with her.

The Recertification Officer’s responsibilities include corresponding with practitioners regarding Board requirements for recertification programmes, liaison with event organisers, correspondence with the CPD Accreditation Committee Convenors and other general enquiries regarding practitioners and their CPD activities.

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Board Administrator - part-time

The Board is currently in the process of employing a part-time Administrator and more information will be available soon on the successful candidate.

This role is responsible for updating practitioner contact details, responding to requests for information, processing payments, and providing administrative assistance to the Registrar.