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Profile (April 2019)
In the footsteps of my great grandmother, Akenehi Tomoana, I am a leader in the Māori Women's movement and I intend to continue the mahi embedded by strong passionate women.
I have 33 years Health Administration experience. I have worked at Rotorua Hospital, Greenslopes Hospital in Brisbane, ACC Rotorua, Royston Hospital in Hawke's Bay, QE Hopital, Rotorua, Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga and the Hawke's Bay DHB.
I am married to Michael. I have 8 children and 16 grandchildren.
Other Interests & Involvements
I am currently in my 3rd term on the Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga Te Haaro Governance Board representing Waipatu Marae. I am an IronMaori Ambassador since 2009. I am involved in the Hawea Historical Park Concept, Te Mata Peak Trust - Mana whenua and the HB A&P Society.
I am a fit healthy kaumātua. I have participated in 35 Marathons, 10 IronMāori Half Iron Man events and I am a valued member of Taikura.