Ko Hikurangi te Maunga
Ko Waiapu te Awa
Ko Ngāti Porou te iwi
Ko te Whānau a Rua me Ngati Ira te hapū
Ko Carol Ngawati taku ingoa

Carol has been involved in Netball for over 20 years, playing for West City Rollers Club and coaching Secondary and Primary School Netball. Carol is also a keen Touch enthusiast and has been a player, coach, selector, NZ Referee and Administrator. Carol was part of the establishment of Waitakere Māori Touch and today is the Chairperson of Māori Touch NZ. Carol is also a Board member for Sport Waitakere. Carol works as a teacher and has a commitment to Māori education and successful futures for young people of Waitakere City. She is the co-founder of He Wero o Nga Wahine, a school for young mothers. Carol is currently working at Unitec as Director Māori student and community. Carol has 3 daughters, all involved in education and sport.

Ko Taranaki te Maunga
Ko Waingongoro te Awa
Ko Aotea te Waka
Ko Ngarauru ki Tahi rāua ko Ngaruahinerangi nga iwi
Ko Leonie Matoe taku ingoa

From a public health physical activity and exercise prescription background, Leonie has just over 10 years of Māori public health and service management experience. She has lead the ongoing development and implementation of the Te Hotu Manawa Māori nutrition and physical activity service, successfully providing training to Māori health workers and their supporting organisations throughout New Zealand. Leonie has also been strategic advisor to a number of national public health and health promotion organisations on various national campaigns and programme development initiatives. On completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Business (Māori Development) at the University of Auckland, Leonie has applied principles of Māori management and leadership to the sector and organization and believes for every health intervention we should be asking this question, ‘Has it led to a gain in spiritual, mental, physical and social or whanau wellbeing? Also a performing artist and songwriter, Leonie has aspirations of completing study with the University of Auckland’s School of Business towards a Master of Management, exploring the role of Indigenous Enterprise and Indigenous Entrepreneurship in Public Health. Leonie is also a member of the Auckland Sport and Recreation Reference Group (ASRRG).

Ko Tokerau te Maunga
Ko Taumarere te Awa
Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua te Waka
Ko Ngati Hine te Iwi
Ko Hineamaru Ropati taku ingoa

Hineamarus’ current role is the Community Injury Prevention Consultant for ACC, based in Manukau. Previous to this, Hineamaru worked for the Manukau Urban Maori Authority for 17 years, the last 11 as the manager of its Road Safety programme. Hineamaru sits on a number of different committees and Boards including Papatuanuku Marae in Mangere, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Mangere, Genesis Trust, Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Runanga, Ngā Whare Wātea and the Mangere Integrated Community Health Programme. Hineamaru is a staunch advocate of whanau getting involved at governance level within every kaupapa that may have an impact of the destiny of our tamariki and whanau

Ko Tauwhare te Maunga
Waipatukahu te awa
Kaipara te Moana
Te Taou o Ngati Whatua te iwi
Ko Greg Noda taku ingoa

Greg works as part of the Tikanga and Justice team at Te Whānau o Wāipareira Trust (TWOWT). TWOWT have key identified Pou tikanga. TWOWT also have a Kaumatua Roopu who participate in all levels of the organisation. The organisation also offer Te ara reo to all staff and staff salaries are remunerated with acknowledgement given not only to academic qualifications but also to Te Ao Maori knowledge. All staff are encouraged to participate in Te Ao Maori. Waipareira have a close relationship with Hoani Waititi Marae and have common Board members including a Ngati Whatua representative on the Trust Board who works alongside Ngarima o Kaipara (The five Marae of Kaipara). The Justice and tikanga team run week long tikanga noho marae working with justice clients. Te Whanau o Waipareira also run Tawhirimatea, a tikanga based stopping domestic violence programme.

Ko Tokatoka te Maunga
Ko Wairoa te Awa
Ko Ngāti Whātua te Iwi
Ko Nau Mai te Marae
Ko Te Uri o Hau te hapū
Ko Ngaroimata Le Gros taku ingoa

Ngaroimata currently works as the Contract Manager for Mauriora ki Ngāti Whātua, based in Wellsford and North Kaipara also as the secretary for the Nau Mai Marae committee. Ngaroimata has worked in a number of previous positions involving Māori including as Team Leader Health Promotions for Te Hā o Te Oranga o Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Whātua Events Coordinator, member of the Māori Reference Group for HEHA funding Waitemata DHB and the Director of the Te Ara Moana Research Unit. Aspirations to bring whanau, Marae & Iwi together through Sport & Recreation as a pathway to good health. Currently focussing on Ngati Whatua participation at National & International Sporting events 2015.

Ko Maungakiekie te maunga
Ko Rangitoto te motu
Ko Waitemata te moana
Ko Orakei te Marae
Ko Ngati Whatua me Tainui nga iwi
Ko Clay Hawke taku ingoa

Clays’ current role is the Education and Sport Manager for Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board. Previously Maori Liaison for Massey University. Vast networks in education, corporate and Maori communities throughout Auckland. Clay sits on the Unitec Runanga, Okahu Bay Multi Sport Facility Development Board, Future Auckland Leaders Alumni and for Auckland Kings School Maori Advisory Komiti.

Ko te Oariki te Maunga
Ko motu te awa
Ko maatatua te waka
Ko Whitianga me Te Rere nga marae
Ko Te Whanau-a-Apanui me Whakatohea Nga iwi
Ko Ngati Paeakau, me Ngati Patu me Ngati Ngahere nga hapu
Ko Mere Black raua Ko Chris Tunks oku matua
Ko Megan Tunks ahau