(left to right) Jenny Brash (Porirua), Yvonne Sharp (Far North)and Tim Shadbolt (Invercargill).
Ray Smith, Winz National Commissioner and Christine Rankin, Winz CEO
Max Kerr, General Manager of Skill NZ
Sue Mackwell, Senior Manager with the Ministry of Social Policy and Mark Blumsky Mayor of Wellington.
Roger Wigglesworth, Ministry of Economic Development
Geoff Bascand, General Manager of the Labour Market Policy Group (LMPG) and Charlie Moore, General Manager of the Community Employment Group (CEG)
The Taskforce meeting was chaired by Jill White (Mayor of Palmerston North), and also attended by Mark Blumsky (Wellington), Garry Moore (Christchurch), John Chaffey (Hurunui), Tim Shadbolt (Invercargill), Frana Cardno (Southland), Basil Morrison (Hauraki), Jenny Brash (Porirua), and Yvonne Sharp(Far North).