Diploma in Business Management: Māori Health (Ucol)
Poupou Matauranga Tikanga (Whare Wananga o Raukawa)
Community Workers Certificate
Healthcare Auditing Certificate
Budget Advisor Supervisor
Myra has been a Trustee since 2014 after finishing as the Manager at Whakatu Te Korowai Manaakitanga Trust where she managed Health and Social Services for 19 years and was instrumental in developing a team of workers who are now highly skilled and qualified professionals. She is an experienced governor within the health and social service sector with a passion for wellness of all people in the community and has a commitment to incorporating Māori Tikanga with best practice and business models of community services, having qualifications in Poupou Matauranga Tikanga and Tikanga within Supervision.
Robyn Parkes - Manager
Certificate in Budget Advising
Certificate in Supervision for Budget Advisers (NZFFBS)
Certificate in Information Industry
Certificate in Principles of Record Management
Robyn has a background in many years working in Social Services and brings a wealth of experience to her position as Manager. She also provides one to one support to clients/whānau with financial difficulties and co-ordinates the work of other financial advisors.
Daniela has a background in banking, accounting and management, with more than 15 years' experience. She is passionate about supporting whānau towards their financial awareness and independency. She has a Goals oriented approach, with a strong focus on empowering whanau making their own choices.
National Certificate in Tamariki Ora - Well Child Services
National Certificate in Employment Skills
Certificate in Communication Skills
Certificate in Team Building and Relationship Skills
Leza has many years’ experience working in Health and Social Services within Whakatu. She is passionate to support whānau to be their optimum selves through recognising their collective strength and capability to achieve better lifestyle outcomes.
Chevelle Temaui Davies – Mokopuna Ora Navigator (Motueka)
• 10+ years supporting Te Kōhanga Reo Movement
• Business Administration Certificate
• Te Reo Maori Certificate – Te Rito o Te Reo
Chevelle brings to her role a passion for whānau to succeed, to confidently participate in Te Ao Māori, giving our pēpē the best start in a world that has many different dynamics, she is an advocate for making good positive change & believes within community connections there is a balance for life’s choices. She has experience in leadership and parenting with the importance of providing a supportive & safe environment.
“Me mahi tahi tātou te oranga o te katoa” - We must all work as one for the wellbeing of all
Currently studying Certificate in Te ara reo Māori
Shannon has worked in healthcare for the past 20 years and is excited about making the move to social services. She is passionate about working alongside whānau and strengthening connections for tamariki.
Libby is passionate about providing support for those who deal with the complexities of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Libby has always had a heart for people, this is what had drawn her towards this role.
She looks forward to seeing the changes this role will make in the community.