Our Staff

OASIS MANAGER

General Manager – Recardo Bosch
manager@oasisnetwork.org.nz
Phone 0274604795

OASIS ADVOCACY

Advocate – Charmaine Gibbs
advocate02@oasisnetwork.org.nz
04 589-5897
027 6274700

Tena Koutou Katoa,

My name is Charmaine Gibbs. I come from a social work background, having worked in the Lower Hutt region for 14 years. I worked for Kokiri Marae Social Services, Seaview for 2 years, and 12 years for the then Ministry of Social Development Child, Youth and Family Services as a Care and Protection Social Worker.

While I have never worked in the area of mental health and addiction I do bring life experience and social work ethics into this role. I am familiar with other social service organisations throughout the Lower Hutt region and the support offered in the community.

I look forward to one day meeting all the services associated with Oasis Network Inc. in the near future.

Peer Advocate (Wairarapa) – Richard Morete
advocate03@oasisnetwork.org.nz
027 460 4796

OASIS SUPPORT

Peer Support Worker – Angie Egerton
angie@oasisnetwork.org.nz
04 566 1601

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Kia Ora. I started getting interested in working in the mental health field as a teenager after I gave a talk about experiencing mental ill health to families. Since then I have worked on the Like Minds Like Mine campaign to counter stigma and discrimination as a speaker and a consumer advisor, and at Atareira (mental health support form family/whanau) doing mental health education in schools and in the community. Recently I have also worked for Buddies Peer Support Service at Wellington Hospital. Working at Oasis as a peer support worker has been enjoyable and uplifting through all the peers I have had the privilege to meet and relate to.

Peer Support Worker – David Stuart
david@oasisnetwork.org.nz
04 566 1601

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Hi everyone. I have been working as a peer support worker for just over one year. Before that I was a volunteer for 4 ½ years.

Before that I worked at a variety of volunteer and paid part time jobs through the Earthlink programme which gave me skills and helped me regain the confidence I had lost due to unemployment.

We have a great sense of community at Oasis and working here gives me a great sense of satisfaction.

Emergency Housing Team

Housing Coordinator – Henare Parker
coordinator@oasisnetwork.org.nz
Phone: 027 555 0225 or 027 555 0972

Responsible for the day to running of the complex.

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Ko Titirangi te Maunga

Ko Uawa te awa

Ko Te Aitanga a Hauiti te iwi

Ko Henare Parker ahau

My background is in Social work and Youth work and also A+D and Mental health. In my previous role I spent 3 years in Hauora Hinengaro Tane (men’s mental and physical wellbeing). In my current role with Oasis Network Inc I am the Housing Co-ordinator for Emergency Housing and have the great honour and privilege of looking after the day to day running of the facility and also the oversight of the residents daily activities . I am grateful to be a part of a whanau that is making a real difference in the lives of the homeless men in our community.

Housing Advocate – Kathy Douds
advocate04@oasisnetwork.org.nz
Phone: 027 555 0225 or 027 555 0972

Supporting residents to secure, long-term accommodation

Coordinator – Scott Galloway

Assistance with the day to day running of the complex.

Minder – Chris Koia 

Assistance with minding and security functions

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