Lisa Gear

Lisa Gear

Mental Wellbeing Navigator- Tapuhi Whai Rehitatanga

Mental Wellbeing Navigator for the district

Role scoped by Te Hau Toka, contracted through Central Lakes Family Services

Diploma of Nursing; Post Graduate Diploma of Health Science; currently working towards Masters of Nursing


Lisa is the Mental Wellbeing Navigator for the Central Lakes, Queenstown Lakes and Fiordland region - a new role that has been funded by Te Hau Toka since March 2021. She is proving vital in providing clear pathways to mental health services available within the Central Lakes community, identifying critical gaps and working to connect services to those in need.

Lisa is a registered nurse with 30 years' of experience and a passion for family support and perinatal care. Based out of Central Lakes Family Services in Queenstown, she sits alongside new and existing clinical roles and acts as a main point of contact to streamline services and help coordinate the region's mental well-being response.