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Lorraine Toki Appointed as Ngāpuhi Rūnanga CEO

Lorraine Toki Appointed as Ngāpuhi Rūnanga CEO

The Board of Trustees of Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O Ngāpuhi (‘Rūnanga’) has announced the appointment of Tai Tokerau executive Lorraine Toki as Te Tumuhere (CEO). She takes up the position on 23 April 2018.

Mrs Toki (Ngāpuhi) is a consultant and lead advisor to a number of national iwi Māori organisations. Previously she held executive positions at the Crown Forestry Rental Trust, and Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority, the entity mandated to progress Te Tiriti o Waitangi settlement negotiations on behalf of Ngāpuhi.

A graduate of the University of Auckland, she holds a Masters in Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Business – Māori Development.

Said Rūnanga Chairman, Raniera Tau: “Lorraine brings excellent senior management credentials to the role. Her career has been committed to Ngāpuhi kaupapa and Te Tai Tokerau, always at the forefront of initiatives to progress our people.

The Board is delighted with this appointment. We look forward to Lorraine leading our operations team, enhancing performance and developing new initiatives that ensure a brighter future for all our Ngāpuhi communities.”

Mrs Toki said: “I am immensely proud and humbled to be appointed to lead this organisation. These are exciting times for Ngāpuhi, our future has challenges and opportunities ahead of us and I look forward to leading a talented team toward that future.”

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