New Kaiārahi at Ara
Ara has selected a new Kaiārahi and will formerly acknowledge this important appointment on Monday 5 December at 11am to 1pm, Te Puna Wanaka (wharenui), Christchurch City Campus, Madras Street.
Te Marino Lenihan has been appointed as the new Kaiārahi at Ara. Te Marino brings significant skill, experience and leadership to ensuring the strong links between Ara and all the Māori communities we work with and positive outcomes for Māori.
Of Ngāi Tūāhuriri, Te Whānau a Rūpene Te Muru decent, Te Marino’s focus over the last two decades, professionally and personally has centred on whānau, hapū and iwi rights, values and aspirations. He has worked with and within local government, central government, the commercial sector, educational institutions and iwi authorities as an educator and advocate for cultural and natural heritage values.