Boom financial report for Waipareira
It’s been a boom financial year for Waipareira Trust.
Facing tough times less than a decade ago, the financial management of Waipareira
over the past six years has seen major growth – especially to the bottom line.
2013 - 2014
Chief Executive Officer Report
Once again prior to passing comment on this year’s Operations I pay tribute to
our Kaumātua Uncle Dennis Hansen who passed away 4th September last year, he is
acknowledged in last year’s Annual Report and again specifically in Page 9 of this
Five Waipareira kaimahi are the first students in the country to graduate with a Diploma in Whanau Ora.
At Whanau Centre in Henderson, Western (Willie) Tahuri, Khadine Topia, Vivian
Cope, Annette Seakins and Aunia Forsyth, received their official parchments – qualifying
them as Whanau Ora Practitioners. They are the first to complete the two year Level
Acquiring a tohu through the Whānau Ora Diploma allows the kaimahi acknowledgement
for the mahi they do for the community.
Waipareira designed and rolled out the Whanau Ora Diploma as a pilot in September
2012. Six kaimahi from Wai-Health, Wai-Educate and Wai-Social were enrolled.
The students were presented their parchments today by National MP Alfred Ngaro.
He said the graduating students should feel proud of what they have achieved and
it was an honour for him to present the parchments.
“I congratulate you on this special day and encourage you to continue along this
journey,” he said.