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We are a partnership between the three mana whenua iwi residing in the Capital and Coast District Health Board region : Te Atiawa, Ngati Toa Rangatira and Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai. The board includes two representatives from Taura Here ( Māori people that do not whakapapa to the mana whenua iwi).

Our purpose is to work with the Board of Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) to improve the health of Māori living in the CCDHB district and achieve equity for Māori.

Meeting Dates 2020

TimeDateLocation
9.30am-1pm 19 FebruaryWelllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room
9.30am-3pm8 April
Welllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room
9.30am-3pm10 June
Welllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room
9.30am-3pm5 August
Welllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room
9.30am-3pm7 October
Welllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room
9.30am –3pm2 December
Welllington Regional Hospital, Level 2 Whānau Care Services hui room

 

Meeting papers

Members

Teresa Wall - Chair (Te Rarawa and Te Aupouri)

Teresa is one of the two Ngāti Toa Rangatira representatives on the Maori Partnership Board. While she is closely aligned to Ngāti Toa Rangatira through marriage, she is Te Rarawa and Te Aupouri. Teresa began her health sector career in nursing – ending up specialising in renal nursing at Wellington Hospital’s Ward 40 and the Dialysis Unit. She spent some time working in Human Resources at Wellington Hospital organising the orientation and cultural safety programmes for the three campuses that make up Capital and Coast DHB. She then moved to the Ministry of Health working in a number of roles in the organisation. She was on the executive leadership team as the Deputy Director-General Maori Health and for a short period as Deputy Director – General Policy and Strategy. She is now the Director of Wall Consultants Ltd developing and providing policy advice on health equity and Maori health for several health organisations, and the Chair of Ora Toa PHO.

Jack Rikihana - Deputy Chair (Ngāti Raukawa, Te Atiawa ki Waikanae)

Jack is the current Deputy Chair of the Māori Partnership Board. He has been a member of the Māori Partnership Board since it's inception in 2003 and was Chair at that time when the partnership agreement between the CCDHB and the Māori Partnership Board was signed.

Through his experiences as past Chairs of the Aratahi Iwi Advisory to the Greater Wellington Regional Council, Te Whakamininga Iwi Advisory, the Kapiti Coast District Council, and retired Deacon of Rangiatea Church in Otaki, Jack brings a wealth of knowledge to the Māori Partnership Board. He is an Iwi Consultant to Ngati Toa and Ngati Koroki haapu for the rohe of Kapiti Coast and the surrounding district.

He is particularly passionate about building the necessary relationships to advance Māori health matters in our district.

Hilda Broadhurst - Board member (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngati Toa, Ngai Tahu)

Hilda represents Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust, who are the Governance Leadership for Te Runanga o Ati Awa ki Whakarongotai Inc. of Waikanae. She is a current Director of Kapiti PHO, and is a member of the Capital and Coast DHBs Hospital Advisory Committee; The Pandemic Planning Group and the New Regional Hospital Art Steering Committee. Hilda is particularly passionate about ensuring that Māori have access to good healthcare, are enrolled with a GP and PHO, and get the best possible services available.

Peter Jackson - Board member (Taranaki and Te Atiawa)

Peter is of Te Atiawa and Taranaki Iwi decent. Born and raised in Wellington, he graduated with a business degree from Victoria University of Wellington. As a long-standing, self-employed investor and businessman Peter brings a commercial skill set to the board. Following in his father's footsteps, Kaumatua Sam Jackson, Peter is one of the Taranaki Whanui manawhenua cultural representatives.

Dr Paula King (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua, Waikato Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto)

Paula is a vocationally registered Public Health Medicine Specialist (Fellow of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine), and kaupapa Māori researcher. She is a graduate of medicine (MBChB) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health and a Master of Public Health. She has been working and researching in the area of Māori health and wellbeing for a decade. Prior to this, she worked in clinical paediatrics, emergency medicine, and general practice. Her research area includes health and wellbeing of mokopuna Māori, and the elimination of health inequities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Her current research examines impacts of racism on health and wellbeing of mokopuna Māori, and the exploration of concepts of co-design in relation to health and disability services to achieve health equity for mokopuna Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Contact the Māori Partnership Board

Māori Health Development Group
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Private Bag 7902
Wellington 6242
Phone: 04 806 2343

Last updated 9 March 2020.