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CNZM, Hon LLD">Judge Mick Brown CNZM, Hon LLD

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2012

We would like to acknowledge the passing of our Patron, Judge Mick Brown. We were honoured to have him as our Patron; he was always committed to improving the outcomes of young people. He knew that this starts from the conception and builds through the first few years of life, so his support for Brainwave Trust has always been appreciated. He will be sadly missed.

Kua hinga te rata whakamarumaru.

LLB">Lope Ginnen LLB

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Lope is a barrister specialising in family law and is regularly appointed by the Family Court as lawyer for child and counsel to assist.  Read more…

ONZM, DipJourn">Judy Bailey ONZM, DipJourn

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Judy is now a writer and broadcaster, but most well-known for her past role as a television news reader.

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MBChB, FRACP(Paed)">Dr Simon Rowley MBChB, FRACP(Paed)

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Simon is a neonatal paediatrician at National Womens Hospital as well as working with children of all ages in private practice in Auckland.

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MBA, BSc, DipTchg">Sue Wright MBA, BSc, DipTchg

Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Executive Director

Sue has worked for both not-for-profit and for-profit organisations in a range of roles from sales and marketing through to leadership and directorship positions. Read more…

MA, PGCertEdPsych">Keryn O’Neill MA, PGCertEdPsych

Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Senior Researcher

Keryn has a BA (Education & Psychology), MA (Psychology), and Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology. She is passionate about the opportunity Brainwave provides to share evidence-based information about children’s needs during the very important early years.
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Radio NZ Podcast re Child Protection

Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Recently Sue Wright, our Executive Director was one of a number of people interviewed by Andrew McRae for the Radio New Zealand Insight programme which aired on Sunday morning, 24th July  and again on Monday evening 25th July.  Read more…

Perspective Article by Dr Annabel Taylor

Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

On 9 July Chief Justice Sian Elias gave a speech that ignited national debate on New Zealand’s criminal justice system. Perhaps the speech and the subsequent debate will stimulate some new thinking to guide policy on our responses to criminality.   Read more…