Nau Mai, Haere Mai ki Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust

We promote Māori education, training and research. We achieve this by holding and managing the Trust Fund made available for these purposes.

To support and accelerate Māori social and economic development by providing strategic leadership in education, skills, and workforce development.

Our Whānau

 

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Kate Cherrington

Chair

Kate Cherrington was appointed to Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust on the 9th of January 2018. She is of Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi and Te Kapotai descent.

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Norm Dewes

Director

Norm Dewes was appointed to Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust on the 1st of March 2017. He is of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Porou descent.

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Awerangi Tamihere

Director

Awerangi is the Chief Operating Officer for Te Whānau o Waipareira and the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency.

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Maria Ngawati sm

Maria Ngawati

Director

Maria Ngawati is a Māmā and has worked across all parts of the Tertiary education sector for the majority of her career.

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Tatiana Greening

Alternate Director

Tatiana Geening has extensive governance experience for her iwi in local council, district health board, primary health organisation..

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Karleen Everitt

General Manager

Karleen Everitt was apppointed to the role of General Manager for Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust on the 1st of October 2017.

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Lynda McGregor

Administrator

Lynda brings to TPWT her knowledge of best practice governance, project management, event production and machinery of government.

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NGĀ WHAINGA | THE GOALS

The Trust’s strategy has outlined four specific whāinga to achieve its moemoeā (vision) over the course of the map as presented here.  It is these four Whāinga that sets the navigational chart for the Trust.

 

 

tuatahi 

TE WHĀINGA TUATAHI

Future Proof The Next Generations for the 22nd Century

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tuarua 

TE WHĀINGA TUARUA

Mentoring and Governance Training for Māori

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tuatoru 

TE WHĀINGA TUATORU

New blue sky horizons through Innovation and Research for Māori Engagement and Growth

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tuawha 

TE WHĀINGA TUAWHA

Transforming the Trust through legislative change

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Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust Alumni

At Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust we celebrate the success of our whānau. Please see the profiles of a few of our shining stars and share their stories.