TE TAI TOKERAU
(Ngāti Hine and Te Aupouri)
Neke atu i te 30 tau a Waihoroi Shortland e mahi ana ki te reo Māori i te ao pāpāho, i te ao kiriata me te whare tapere. Kua mahi anō ia i te whānuitanga atu o Te Tai Tokerau i te rāngai tūmatanui, tūmataiti
hoki, mai i te Kōti Whenua Māori ki te mahi hei Āpiha Hapori Māori i Tāmakimakaurau, i Pukekohe me Kaitāia. I noho a Waihoroi hei Kaiwhiri mō Te
Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori i mua, hei mema anō mō te Poari o Te Aratuku Whakaata Irirangi Māori. I tīmata ia hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 8 o Hereturikōkā 2016 mō te toru tau. Ko ia tētahi o ngā Hoa-Toihau o te Poari.
Waihoroi Shortland has more than 30 years’ experience working in te reo Māori-related media, film and theatre. He has also worked extensively throughout Te Tai Tokerau in both the public and private sector from the Māori Land Court to working as a Māori Community Officer in Auckland, Pukekohe and Kaitāia. Waihoroi was a Commissioner for Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and a former member of the Māori Television Services Board. He started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 08 August 2016 for a three-year term. He is also the Hoa Toihau of the board.
(Ngāti Korokī-Kahukura, Ngāti Mahuta)
Ko Pānia Papa tētahi o ngā mema o te paepae motuhake o te tau 2011 nā rātou nei i arotake te Rautaki Reo Māori a te Karauna, ko ia anō tētahi o te Rōpū Whakaū i te Kounga o te Reo Māori mō te whakamāoritanga o Te Ture Reo Māori 2016. Ko Pānia tētahi mema o te Rōpū Whakamāherehere a
Waikato-Tainui e mahi nei ki te whakatinana i te rautaki reo a ngā iwi o Waikato-Tainui. Kua noho mai anō ia ki ētahi atu rōpū whakamāherehere ā-iwi ki te arotake i ā rātou rautaki reo. I tīmata a Pānia hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 22 o Hōngongoi 2016 mō te toru tau.
Pānia Papa was a member of the 2011 independent panel that reviewed the Crown’s Māori Language Strategy, and was a member on the Māori Language Quality Assurance Group overseeing the translation of Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016. Pānia is currently a member of the Waikato-Tainui Reo Advisory Group, working to implement the Waikato-Tainui iwi language strategy. She has been on other iwi advisory groups reviewing their language strategies as well. Pānia started her role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 22 July 2016 for a three-year term.
(Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Pūkenga, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Te Roro o Te Rangi, Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Rārua and Ngai Tahu)
Ko Bentham Ohia te Tumu Whakarae o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa i mua, ka mutu i a ia i reira ko ia tētahi i whakawhanake i ētahi hōtaka mō te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. Ko Bentham te perēhitini o te whakahaere hautū e kīia nei ko te Advancement of Māori Opportunity, ka mutu e atawhai tonu ana, e tautoko tonu ana ia i te hunga i puta i te kaupapa e noho mai ana ki ngā tūranga hautū. He Kaitiaki anō ia mō te Ngā Pōtiki Trust i Papamoa, Tauranga. I tīmata a Bentham hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 17 o Pipiri 2016 mō te toru tau.
Bentham Ohia is a former CEO of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and during his time there he was involved in the development of a number of te reo Māori language me ōna tikanga programmes. Bentham is the president of the leadership organisation Advancement of Māori Opportunity, and continues to mentor and support many of the graduates from the programme who are now in leadership roles. He is also a Trustee on the Ngā Pōtiki Trust in Pāpāmoa, Tauranga. Bentham started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 17 June 2016 for a three-year term.
Dr Cathy Dewes
(Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Porou)
Ko Tākuta Cathy Dewes te Tumuaki o Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ruamata i Rotorua, me te whānui o āna mahi mō te reo Māori i te ao mātauranga i roto o Te Arawa, i te motu anō hoki, inā rā, ko ia te Tumuaki o Te
Rūnanganui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori. He maha ngā tūranga kua nohoia e Cathy i roto o Te Arawa me tana iwi o Ngāti Rangitihi. Ko ia tētahi o te mana whakahaere o Te Aratuku Whakaata Irirangi Māori i mua, i tēnei wā ko ia te manukura o Te Reo Irirangi o Te Arawa. I tīmata a Cathy hei mema mō te Poari o Te
Mātāwai i te 7 o Hōngongoi 2016 mō te toru tau.
Dr Cathy Dewes is the Tumuaki of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ruamata in Rotorua, she has an extensive background in te reo Māori education within Te Arawa and nationally with her involvement as Tumuaki of Te Rūnanganui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori. Cathy has held many roles within Te Arawa and her own iwi Ngāti Rangitihi. She has also been a director of the Māori Television Service and is currently the chair of Te Reo Irirangi o Te Arawa. Cathy started her role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 07 July 2016 for a three-year term.
Te Tai Rāwhiti
Jeremy Tātere MacLeod
(Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Arawa, Ngāti Raukawa te au ki te Tonga, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kuia, Ngāi Tahu, Te Āti Awa, Waikato)
Ko Jeremy Tātere MacLeod tētahi o ngā toa matua mō te whakarauora i te reo Māori i Ngāti Kahungunu, e mahi ana ia mā Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated, kei a ia te kawenga ki te whakatinana i te Rautaki Whakarauora i te Reo Māori a Ngāti Kahungunu - Kahungunu, kia eke! I puta a Jeremy i 'Te Panekiretanga o te Reo' me te Whare Wānanga o Waikato. I tīmata a
Jeremy hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 10 o Pipiri 2016 mō te toru tau.
Jeremy Tātere MacLeod is one of the key champions for te reo Māori revitalisation in Ngāti Kahungunu, he currently works for Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated, and is tasked with the implementation of the Ngāti Kahungunu Māori Language Revitalisation Strategy – Kahungunu, kia eke! Jeremy is a graduate of ‘Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo’ and Waikato University. Jeremy started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 10 June 2016 for a three-year term.
TE TAI HAU-Ā-URU
Dr Ruakere Hond
(Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui, Te Ātiawa, Te Whānau-a-Apanui)
He toa kohara nui, he tino kaitautoko a Tākuta Ruakere Hond mō te reo Māori. Kō ōna tūranga o mua ko te Kaikōtui Hōtaka mō Te Reo o Taranaki Trust, ko te noho hei Upoko mō te Tari Māori i Te Whare Wānanga o
Awanuiārangi, ko te noho hei Manukura mō Te Rūnanga o Te Ataarangi, me tana noho mai hei mema kaunihera i te Western Institute of Technology i Taranaki. E kakama ana a Ruakere i tēnei wā ki te whanake kaupapa i Parihaka. I tīmata a Ruakere hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 4 o Hōngongoi 2016 mō te toru tau.
Dr Ruakere Hond is a passionate te reo Māori champion and advocate. Positions he has previously held include Project Co-ordinator for Te Reo o Taranaki Trust, Head of Māori Studies at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Chairperson of Te Rūnanga o Te Ataarangi, and a council member of Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki. Ruakere is currently very active in development projects in Parihaka. Ruakere started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 04 July 2016 for a three-year term.
(Kāi Tahu, Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Mutunga)
Kua whai wāhi atu a Paulette Tamati-Eliffe ki te
rautaki reo Māori a Ngāi Tahu, ki te Kotahi Mano Kāika, mai i tana whakauru atu i tana whānau i tōna whakaterenga i te tau 2000. E whai tonu ana a Paulette rāua ko tana hoa rangatira, a Komene, i te ara o te reo Māori me te whakatipu i ā rāua tamariki ki te reo Māori, te reo tūturu o tō rāua kāinga i Ōtepoti. I puta a Paulette i 'Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo', ka kawea mai e ia ana pūkenga ki te whakahaere, ki te whakatakoto mahere, mō te mātauranga, te whakaako, te
waiata me te tito waiata. I tīmata ia hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 1 o Hakihea 2017 mō te toru tau.
Paulette Tamati-Elliffe has been involved with Kotahi Mano Kāika the Ngāi Tahu Māori language strategy since signing her whānau up in 2000 when it was first launched. Paulette and her partner Komene have been on their te reo Māori journey, raising their tamariki in te reo Māori as the main language of their home in Dunedin. Paulette is a graduate of ‘Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo’ and brings experience in facilitation, planning, education, teaching, waiata performance and composition. She started her role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 01 December 2017 for a three-year term.
(Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Huia, Ngāti Porou)
I tīmata mai a Mereana Selby hei pouako mō te reo Māori me te Akoranga Whakakori i te kura tuarua. Kātahi ia ka haere ki te Kāreti o te Mātauranga i Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara ki te whakangungu tāngata ki te mātauranga reo rua. Ka haere ia hei Kaihautū i Te Wānanga o Raukawa mō te kura whakarato i ngā hōtaka whakaako ki te reo Māori. I te tau 2007, ka kopoua a Mereana hei Tumuaki mō Te Wānanga o Raukawa, ko ia nei te Tumuaki wahine tuatahi ki tētahi Wānanga. Ko ia te Manukura o Te Tauihu o ngā Wānanga - te tōpūtanga o ngā wānanga e toru. I tīmata a Mereana hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 28 o Pipiri 2016 mō e rua tau. Ko ia anō tētahi o ngā Hoa-Toihau.
Mereana Selby started as a secondary school teacher of te reo Māori and Physical Education. She then took up a position at Wellington College of Education in bilingual teacher training. She then joined Te Wānanga o Raukawa as Kaihautū for the faculty responsible for the delivery of Māori medium teacher training programmes. In 2007 Mereana was appointed as Tumuaki at Te Wānanga o Raukawa and is the first woman CEO of a Wānanga. She is the Chair of Te Tauihu o Ngā Wānanga - the association of the three wānanga. Mereana started her role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 28 June 2016 for a two-year term. She was also appointed as Hoa Toihau.
Kua roa a Scotty Morrison e noho ana hei kaikawe
kōrero mō ngā hōtaka e pā ana ki ngā rongo me ngā take Māori o te wā i Te Reo Tātaki o Aotearoa, arā, mō Te Karere me Marae. I tēnei wā e whai ana ia i tana Tohu Kairangi mō te Whakarauora i te Reo. Kua noho mai ia ki ngā tūranga kaiwhakamāherehere reo mō ētahi whakahaere maha tonu, i hoahoatia, i whakatinanahia anō e ia te rautaki whakarauora reo a Ngāti Whakaue. Ko ia te kaituhi o tētahi pukapuka a Raupo he pukapuka e tautokohia ana e te kōrero me te ataata i te pae tukutuku a MāoriLanguage.net. I tīmata a Scotty hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 7 o Hōngongoi 2016 mō te rua tau.
Scotty Morrison is the long-time presenter of TVNZ’s Māori news and current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae. He is currently completing his PhD on Language Revitalisation. He has held Māori language advisory roles for a number of organisations, and designed and implemented the Ngāti Whakaue language revitalisation strategy. He is the writer of The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Māori and Māori Made Easy – For everyday learners of the Māori Language – which is a book supported with text and video content within the MāoriLanguage.net website. Scotty started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 07 July 2016 for a two-year term.
Dr Hiria Hape
I tēnei wā he Pouwhakahaere a Tākuta Hiria Hape mō te Māori Relationships, he mema anō ia o te Tīma Kaiārahi Matua i Te Puni Kōkiri. I mua i tana noho mai ki tana tūranga i Te Puni Kōkiri, ko Hiria te Kaiwhakahaere Matua o te Māori Cultural Perspective Unit i te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga. Mai i te tau 1999 ko ia te āpiha kaiwhakahaere o te Tūhoe Education Authority me te kaiwhakamāherehere ahurea mō Ngāti Tūmatauenga. I tutuki i a ia tana Tohu Paerua i te Whare Wānanga o Wikitōria i Te Whanga-nui-a-tara i te tau 1998, ko tana tuhinga roa 'Māori Learning Styles' te tuhinga roa tuatahi i tuhia katoatia ki te reo Māori i te Kura Mātauranga. I tīmata a Hiria hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 15 o Hōngongoi 2016 mō te rua tau.
Dr Hiria Hape is currently a Pouwhakahaere for Māori Relationships and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Te Puni Kōkiri. Prior to undertaking her current role at Te Puni Kōkiri, Hiria was the Senior Manager of the Māori Cultural Perspective Unit for the Ministry. From 1999 she was an executive manager of Tūhoe Education Authority and cultural advisor for the New Zealand Army. She completed her Masters of Education at Victoria University of Wellington in 1998 and her thesis ‘Māori Learning Styles’ was the first written for the Faculty of Education entirely in te reo Māori. Hiria started her role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 15 July 2016 for a two-year term.
Te Hunga Noho Tāone
(Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri)
I tēnei wā ko Hēmi Dale te Kaihautū mō te Māori Medium Education i Te Pua Wānanga, te Kura Mātauranga Māori i te Whare Wānanga o
Tāmaki Makaurau. Kua whai Tiwhikete Kaiwhakamāori ā-tuhi, ā-waha ia, kua puta anō ia i 'Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori'. Kua neke atu i te 25 tau a Hēmi e ārahi ana i te whanaketanga o te whakaakoranga reo Māori. E mahi ana a Hēmi ki te whanake i te whakaakoranga reo Māori o te NCEA taumata 1, 2, me te 3 me ngā paerewa paetae mō te pūtaiao pāpori, te mātai matawhenua, te ōhanga me te hītori.
I tīmata a Hēmi hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 1 o Hōngongoi 2017 mō te toru tau.
Hēmi Dale is currently the Director of Māori Medium Education at Te Puna Wānanga, the School of Māori Education at the University of Auckland. He holds a Māori language Translators and Interpreters Certificate and also graduated from ‘Te Panekiretanga o te Reo Māori’. For more than 25 years Hēmi has been at the forefront of the development of Māori medium education. More recently Hēmi has been working on the development of the national Māori medium NCEA levels 1, 2 and 3 achievement standards for social sciences, geography, economics and history. Hēmi started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 01 July 2017 for a three-year term.
(Ngāti Kahungunu, Rangitāne)
He tautōhito a Robin Hapi i ngā tūranga mana
whakahaere, kaiwhakahaere matua anō, mō ētahi whakahaere i te ao tūmatanui, tūmataiti, tae atu ki ngā whakahaere hapori. Ko ia te Tumu Whakarae o Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd mō te toru tau, te Tumu Whakarae anō mō te Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission mō te 13 tau. I tēnei wā ko ia te Amokapua o te Kaunihera o Te Wānanga o Raukawa, kei te Poari anō ia o Callaghan Innovation me Te Pou Matakana, te North Island Commissioning Agency mō te Whānau Ora me te New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. II te 2016 ka tohua ia hei Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit mō ana ratonga ki te Māori, te hapori me te taha mana whakahaere. I tīmata a Robin hei mema mō te Poari o Te Mātāwai i te 30 o Hereturikōkā 2016 mō te rua tau.
Robin Hapi has extensive governance and senior management experience across a range of government, private and community organisations. He was previously CEO of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd for three years and CEO of the former Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission for 13 years. His current positions include Te Amokapua (Chair) of the Council of Te Wānanga-o-Raukawa, a board member of Callaghan Innovation, Te Pou Matakana the North Island Commissioning Agency for Whānau Ora, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. In 2016, he became a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Māori, community and governance. Robin started his role as a board member for Te Mātāwai on 30 August 2016 for a two-year term.
(Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Maniapoto)
He toa a Willie Jackson mō ngā Māori noho taone, he tautōhito ia i te ao pāpāho, he reo kaha hoki tōna mō te reo Māori i a ia i te Poari o Te Mātāwai mō Te Reo Tukutuku, makere rawa ia i te Pipiri 2017.
Willie Jackson is a champion for urban Māori, he was an experienced broadcaster and was a very strong voice for te reo Māori during his time as an inaugural board member of Te Mātāwai representing Te Reo Tukutuku – Urban Cluster until he vacated the position in June 2017.
(Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāi Tūhoe)
Kua roa a Nuki Tākao ki te ao o te Kura Kaupapa Māori me te rāngai mātauranga whakaakoranga reo Māori. Kawea mai ana e ia te ngoi me tana kakama anō i a ia i te Poari o Te Mātāwai hei māngai mō te Kāhui ā-Iwi o Te Waipounamu, makere rawa ia i te Whiringa-ā-rangi 2017.
Nuki Tākao has strong roots in the Kura Kaupapa movement and in the Māori medium education sector. She brought a lot of energy and enthusiasm during her tenure as an inaugural board member of Te Mātāwai she represented the Te Waipounamu Kāhui ā-Iwi Cluster until she vacated the position in November 2017.
Te Atarangi Whiu
(Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Maniapoto)
I kopoua a Te Ataarangi Whiu hei Tumu Whakarae tuatahi mō Te Mātāwai i te Huitanguru 2017, nō te Poutūterangi 2017 i āta noho mai ai ki te tūranga. I kopoua ia e Te Mātāwai ki te ārahi i te whakatūnga o Te Mātāwai me tōna kawenga ki te ārahi i te whakarauoratanga o te reo Māori i te kāinga me te hapori. He kaha te tautoko a Te Ataarangi i te reo Māori, me tana kawe mai hoki i ana pūkenga kōkiri kaupapa Māori, tana kaingākau ki te reo me tana mātau ki ngā whakahaerenga kāwantanga.
Te Atarangi Whiu was appointed as the inaugural Tumu Whakarae of Te Mātāwai in February 2017 taking up her role in March 2017. The Te Mātāwai board appointed her to lead the establishment of Te Mātāwai which is charged with leading the revitalization effort of te reo Māori in homes and communities. Ms Whiu is a strong te reo Māori advocate and brings to the role a strong background in kaupapa Māori initiatives, commitment to the language and understands the machinery of Government.