Ms Raewyn Bhana, of Drury, QSM, for services to the community
Raewyn Bhana is an Operation Manager with Whanau Ora Community Clinics and a Manager of Safer Aotearoa Family Violence Prevention Network. She coordinates the White Ribbon Dinners in South Auckland. She has organised a team of volunteers to provide an annual lunch on Christmas day for the homeless and those living in poverty in Papatoetoe, Manurewa and Wiri. The first such meal attracted more than 200 people. That number has now grown to approximately 600 people. Ms Bhana has volunteered at Smith Avenue Community Centre in Papakura, providing advice to families on applying for benefits and supporting a healthier lifestyle.