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.  She is currently working with youth  in Papakura. In recent years she has specialised in working as the coordinator for the South Auckland community initiative Strengthening Families. In 2009, she was the recipient of the National Award ’He Mana to ia Tamati’, or ‘Every Child Counts’ recognising her passion and dedication to the children and young people of Manurewa. In 2011 she received  reognition form  the Manurewa Youth Workers for supporting youth and youth workers and for her advocacy of human rights issues for young people