Trustees

Cathy Dewes - Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou

Cathy Dewes - Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou

Cathy Dewes is the Principal of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ruamata in Rotorua, one of the first Māori language schools. Cathy is a long-time advocate of Te Reo Māori and has been actively involved in various Māori language revitalisation initiatives for more than three and a half decades. ... More

Harina Warbrick - Ngāti Rangitihi, Wharepaia

Harina Warbrick - Ngāti Rangitihi, Wharepaia

Harina Warbrick is a company director with a background in the private business sector. She leads two companies – one which contracts to Te Wānanga o Aotearoa providing programme management and co-ordination in programme development, and the other which deals with foreign and overseas trade.... More

Kenneth Lawrence Te Ianga Raureti - Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou

Kenneth Lawrence Te Ianga Raureti - Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou

Kenneth Raureti is a mediator and business management consultant, with his own company Raureti Management Services. Kenneth’s career in human resources and employment relations includes an appointment to the Employment Relations Authority as Chief Mediator for the Department of Labour.... More

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait - Te Arawa

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait - Te Arawa

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait is a professional administrator with an interest in central and local politics, environment management and Māori economic and social development. She has been active in community development for more than two decades, particularly in the areas of tourism, small business, forestry, farming, health and education.... More

Stephen Tiipene Perenara Marr  - Te Arawa, Te Ati Awa

Stephen Tiipene Perenara Marr - Te Arawa, Te Ati Awa

Tiipene Marr is a long-time environmental advocate with a passion for the kaitiakitanga and manaakitanga of our lakes, mountains, rivers, lands and coastlines. He is the Māori councillor for the Kohi constituency with Environment Bay of Plenty. ... More

Leith Comer - Ngati Rangitihi, Ngai Tahu, Ngati Pahuwera, Te Arawa

Leith Comer - Ngati Rangitihi, Ngai Tahu, Ngati Pahuwera, Te Arawa

Leith Comer is the Chairman of Te Mana o Ngati Rangitihi Trust. Leith has a comprehensive knowledge of the workings of government as well as leadership experience in the military, private and community sectors. He led Te Puni Kokiri (Ministry of Maor... More

Donna Semmens - Ngati Rangitihi, Ngati Awa, Whakatohea

Donna Semmens - Ngati Rangitihi, Ngati Awa, Whakatohea

Donna Semmens was elected to the Te Mana Board of Trustees in 2014. Donna has for many years been heavily involved in Matata and Ngati Rangitihi Iwi community advocacy and event organising, her role as Ngati Rangitihi Iwi Sports liaison delegate over... More