Womens Forum Sub Committee

Women’s Committee is a sub-committee of NZICA and it’s objective is to address issues facing Indian women in NZ. This sub-committee has been in existence since the formation of NZICA and it’s members are appointed each year at the AGM of NZICA every year.

NameAddressPhoneEmailBranch
Ranjna Patel, QSM, JP
(Chairperson)
8 Manor Park.
Pakuranga.
AUCKLAND 2102
H: (09) 576 7477
W: (09) 2747823
Mob: 027 278 8111
Womens@nzindians.org.nzMANUKAU
Pritam SinghMb: 027 275 6090ganges@ihug.co.nzPUKEKOHE
Hansa Naran135 Torkar Rd
AUCKLAND 2122
Mob: 029 296 2348hnaran@nutrimetics-mfg.co.nzMANUKAU
Dipika Patel52 Highgrove Place,
Bethlehem.
TAURANGA
Mob: 021 260 4990vjdipika@xtra.co.nzBAY OF PLENTY
Mona Bhana26 Anzac Road.

PUKEKOHE 2120
H: (09) 238 4729
Mob: 021 265 5733
bhana.b@ihug.co.nzPUKEKOHE
Sharda Patel28 Hobart Street
Miramar
WELLINGTON 6022
H: (04) 934 1653
Mob: 021 023 78780
sharda@paradise.net.nz
shardapatel001@gmail.com
WELLINGTON
Damanjeet Bains7 Saffron Street
CAMBRIDGE 3434
H: (07) 839 1516
Mob: 021 167 3974
pauldbains@xtra.co.nzCOUNTRY SECTION
Champa Patel15 Glenalmond Road
Mt Eden
AUCKLAND 1024
H: (09) 631 0009
Mob: 021 035 0776
thepatels@xtra.co.nzAUCKLAND

The Women’s Committee Role is:

  1. Promote interest of Indian women
  2. Promote advancement of Indian women
  3. Educate women on health, welfare, social and topical issues
  4. Increase awareness
  5. Raise concerns of Indian women at Central level
  6. Provide assistance either on personal or referral basis
  7. Provide support either on personal or referral basis

Roles
Role of Chairperson and its committee is to inform Mahila Mandals of branch associations on current issues affecting women and advise of upcoming events. The committee also organizes an annual conference, prints newsletters and members attend other women conferences, meetings etc.

Upcoming Events of Women’s Committee
Women’s Conference to held on 1st and 2nd March 2008 in Wellington (hosted by Wellington Mahila Mandal)