About Us

Therese Luxton

Education and Learning, Strengthening Communities

Therese has a long history of working alongside children, young people, their families and the wider community.  In recent years she has specialised in working as the coordinator for the South Auckland community intiative  Strengthening  Families.

In 2009, whilst working as a Truancy Officer with Manukau Truancy Service,  she was the recipient of the National Award ’He Mana to ia Tamati’, or ‘Every Child Counts’ which recognised her passion and dedication to the children and young people of Manurewa.

In 2011 she received  the Manurewa Youth Worker Awards for supporting youth and youth workers and for her advocacy of human rights issues for young people.