Whāngaitia matua te tuakiri Māori -promoting the sustenance of Māori identity through investment, funding, and advocacy.
We support and accelerate Māori social and economic development by providing strategic leadership in education, skills, and workforce development.
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.
Awerangi is the Chief Operating Officer for Te Whānau o Waipareira and the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency.
Maria Ngawati is a Māmā and has worked across all parts of the Tertiary education sector for the majority of her career.
Tatiana Geening has extensive governance experience for her iwi in local council, district health board, primary health organisation..
Kaihautū (Executive Director)
Te Pūoho traces his heritage to the Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Tama tribes. A graduate of Stanford Business School and Fulbright Scholar, he is steadfast in his pursuit of holistic prosperity for Māori.
Lynda brings to TPWT her knowledge of best practice governance, project management, event production and machinery of government.
Tai Kōrero | Senior Comms Advisor
Victoria is an experienced communications and marketing professional and has had a long entrepreneurial career across various creative industries.
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.
TE WHĀINGA TUATORU
New blue sky horizons through Innovation and Research for Māori Engagement and Growth
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