Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa appoints Bernard Te Paa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa appoints Bernard Te Paa as new Hoe Whakatere, Te Ihu


Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of Bernard Te Paa as Hoe Whakatere, Te Ihu (Regional Director Auckland/Northland).

Te Taiurungi (chief executive) of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Dr Jim Mather, welcomes Bernard’s appointment.

“Bernard has significant executive-level experience in roles that sought and led to better outcomes for Māori.”

“His achievements align with our aspirations for our tauira and their whānau, so
I’m delighted to have Bernard’s considerable experience leading our kaimahi in
Te Ihu takiwā.”

Bernard (Ngāti Whātua, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Waikato) successfully led the Auckland Council’s Māori economic development programme and implemented its approach to establishing relationships with iwi entities.

Prior to this, Bernard was General Manager Māori Health at Counties Manukau District Health Board, where he was responsible for restructuring the delivery and contracting of services to Māori.

Bernard said after a 20-year career working for public entities, he was excited by the new challenges ahead in the education sector with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

“It’s a perfect role at this time in my career, and it’s a perfect opportunity to step into a kaupapa Māori space,” he said.

“I will bring a fresh perspective to look at how we can do our business as usual better, and what the range of opportunities will be in Te Ihu Takiwā.”

Bernard holds a Master of Public Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma of Business.

A pōwhiri will be held on Monday 27 February at the Māngere Campus, at 11 am to welcome Bernard to Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Primary Sector Council Report: Vision To Unite The Primary Sector Launched

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has welcomed the release of a bold new vision for the country’s vital food and fibre sector. More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: Treasury HYEFU Sees Deficit Then Rising Surpluses

An operating balance before gains and losses deficit of $0.9 billion is forecast in the current year, before returning to a small surplus in 2020/21 which then grows to reach $5.9 billion (1.5% of GDP) in 2023/24. More>>

ALSO:

Fuels Rushing In: Govt "Ready To Act" On Petrol Market Report

The Government will now take the Commerce Commission’s recommendations to Cabinet...
• A more transparent wholesale pricing regime • Greater contractual freedoms and fairer terms • Introducing an enforceable industry code of conduct • Improve transparency of premium grade fuel pricing... More>>

ALSO:

Reserve Bank Capital Review Decision: Increased Bank Capital Requirements

Governor Adrian Orr said the decisions to increase capital requirements are about making the banking system safer for all New Zealanders, and will ensure bank owners have a meaningful stake in their businesses. More>>

ALSO: