Danielle Harris is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated Roopu, the Mandated Iwi Authority for Rangitaane O Manawatu. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Law, a Post Graduate Diploma In Business and Administration and a Certificate In Company Direction.
Danielle was a member of MidCentral District Health Board from 2001 – 2008 and served on the Hospital Advisory Committee, Community Public Health Advisory Committee, Hospital Audit Committee (Chair), Funding Audit Committee (Chair) and the Group Audit Committee.
Danielle as Chief Executive of Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated Roopu manages Whakapai Hauora, Rangitaane o Manawatu health and social service arm.
Danielle's tribal affiliations include Rangitaane, Ngapuhi, Ngati Maniapoto, Ngati Ruanui, Muaupoko and Ngati Apa.
Matt Matamua has long association with the intellectual disability sector. He has a psychopaedic nursing background and worked for many years at Kimberley Centre – a residential care facility for people with an intellectual disability. He is current the Maori Health Manager for Healthcare of New Zealand Limited.
Matt’s Iwi affiliation is Muaupoko ki Kawiu Marae, and through this has been involved in a number of organisations in Horowhenua and Manawatu. Current memberships include the Horowhenua District Council’s Health & Transport Committee. Matt’s previous involvements include Chairman of Manawhenua Hauora, and membership of MidCentral DHB’s Hospital Advisory and Community & Public Health Advisory Committees.
Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga
Robyn is a Programme Co-ordinator for Te Rau Puawai Maori Mental Health Workforce Development within the College of Health, Massey University since 2010. The programme was developed by Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie in 1999 between Health Workforce New Zealand (formerly Ministry of Health) and Massey University.
Robyn became involved in the health sector in 1996 when she joined Enable New Zealand, then Te Runanga o Raukawa as a Mental Health Support Worker followed onto Public Health and Central PHO as a Health Promotion Advisor.
Robyn represents Te Runanga o Raukawa as her hapu delegate, is a trustee for Te Roopu Hokowhitu, and Central PHO Board. Robyn is also of Ngati Tuwharetoa, Ngati Hauiti ki Rata, Te Whanau a Apanui and Ngati Whanaunga ki Hauraki descent.
Master of Management graduate.
Ko Kurahaupō rāua ko Aotea ōku Waka
Ko Ruāhine rāua ko Ruapehu ōku Maunga
Ko Manawatū rāua ko Whanganui ōku Awa
Ko Kaitoki rātou ko Mākirikiri, Koriniti, Matahiwi, Otoko ōku Marae
Ko Rangitāne rāua ko Te Atihaunui ā Pāpārangi ōku Iwi
Ko Tai rāua ko Kuini Hoera ōku mātua
E tatai hono ana mātou ki te Wairarapa ki te taha o mātou hākui
Ko Sheryll Hoera ahau
Sheryll comes from an extensive health background of over 20 years and holds a Diploma in Business Management Maori Health. She has worked in both hospital and community health settings. Has worked for the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of NZ as a Maori Asthma trainer/educator/resource development/keynote speaker across NZ and in Darwin Australia.
Sheryll also holds extensive knowledge of the mechanics of central and local government having worked for Parliamentary Services for a 10 years.
Sheryll has managed a social service agency in Tararua and was the manager of the Manawatu Cancer Society Central Districts Division and led the community health team across the division before taking on her current role as a Planning and Improvement Manager for Central Cancer Network. Sheryll represents Rangitane Ki Tamaki Nui-A-Rua.
Debbie Te Puni
Debbie has a background in business consultancy, general practice and Maori community health service coordination, and currently holds an AIM Dip. Of Business and NZIM Dip in FLM. Debbie provides analytical and administrative support to Manawhenua Hauora.
Tribal Affiliations include; Rangitaane O Manawatu and Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga.