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Who are the Crown Panel ?

A Crown Panel gives advice to the Department on requests to the following Crown funds: 

  • Community-Led Development Programme. 
  • Support for Volunteering 
  • Community Internship Programme
  • Community Leadership Fund

The Department’s Manager, Southern Operations leads the Crown Panel’s discussions and takes action on their recommendations.

The Crown Panel includes a community member with a community-led development focus and representatives from:

  • Te Atamira Taiwhenua, the Department’s kaumātua advisory group
  •  the Ministry of Pacific Peoples
  •  the Office of Ethnic Communities.