Our Board

The Executive Committee oversees the strategic direction of Te Kahui Atawhai o Te Motu and ensures the kaupapa and objectives are maintained and upheld.

Stanley Walker

Stanley Walker

Chairman

Rohe: Te Moko nui o te Kahui (Te Tai Rawhiti/Mataatua/Waiariki)

Stanley has a background degree in Social Work majoring in Bi-Culturalism and has been a member since November 2009. Stanley is a professional Trustee and sits on various boards at all levels which are committed to enhancing the wellbeing of Whanau, Hapu and Iwi.

He kaupapa tino nui rawa atu mo tatau mokopuna a nga wa e heke mai. Mauri oho, Mauri Ora.

Major Herewini

Major Herewini

Rohe: Tainui

Major has a wealth of experience and knowledge in social services acquired from over 20 years with Social Welfare and Children, Youth and Family. Major was one of the first instigators of Te Kahui Atawhai o Te Motu held at Turangawaewae in 2000.

Major is currently involved with Raukura Waikato Social Services, an Iwi Social Service Provider for Tainui.

Jeanette Whetumarama Langford

Jeanette Whetumarama Langford

Rohe: Te Tai Hauauru

Jeanette is a fully registered practicing Social Worker, with a wide range of experiences in Social Work, kaupapa maori mental health & Rongoa maori, 7 years as a Manager for an Iwi Social Services.

Jeanette is a certified sister (Awhina) of the Ratana Church with strong networks through out NZ and overseas.

Katie Murray

Katie Murray

Rohe: Te Tai Tokerau

Katie is a straight talking, passionate, visionary Maori woman committed to the restoration of tino rangatiratanga for whanau, hapu and iwi. Katie is actively involved in her community of Muriwhenua and has a degree in Social Work.

Katie is the Kai Arahi of Waitomo Papakainga, a whanau based and focused kaupapa Maori based social service agency in Kaitaia. She has held this position for 20 years.