Pānui | Media Statement
Thursday December 10 2020
Waipareira Board stays intact
Waipareira Chair Ray Hall was returned to the Board at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting held at Hoani Waititi Marae, west Auckland, last night.
Ray and fellow Board member Moyna Grace were returned and confirmed uncontested.
Ray, who was voted to the Waipareira Board in 2011 and has been the Chairperson since 2014, said the faith the Waipareira whānau had in him and the Board was humbling.
“This tells me the confidence and the direction we are setting for Waipareira is endorsed and supported by this whānau,” Ray said.
“This has been a challenging year for all of us but Waipareira has again been setting the standards, thanks largely to the vision of John Tamihere and work by our frontline kaimahi.
“I’d also like to thank Returning Officer Dayle Takitimu for running a smooth and transparent nomination process.”
Financial highlights of the 2019-2020 Waipareira Annual Report show Waipareira:
Waipareira CEO John Tamihere said the organisation was setting new benchmarks, locally, regionally and internationally. Over the past 12 months Waipareira had deployed Whanau Tahi – it’s IT solution
– and Whanau Ora to indigenous and first nation’s people in America, Canada and Australia.
“The only people we can’t convince of just how good our Whanau Tahi IT system and Whanau Ora tools systemic are the beaurecrats in Wellington,” John said.
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