Everyone can be a leader for a healthier Aotearoa. Working together, we can create healthy communities now and for the future. Meet our people who are committed to supporting healthier environments in places where we spend our time.
Rautaki Māori / Māori Systems Strategist
Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa
Mikes primary focus is improved Māori health outcomes, his knowledge of Te Ao Māori helps to inform our practice when working with and for our Māori communities.
Mike brings strategic direction and guidance that supports our team to work in a culturally appropriate manner, therefore improving the likelihood for successful Māori outcomes. Email
Pacific Systems Strategist
Ngāti Ruatea, Ngāti Terei (Cook Islands)
Repeka has a priority focus on improved Pacific wellbeing, leadership, and health outcomes. A Masters of Applied Indigenous Knowledge and lived experience working within West Auckland, helps to inform her practice when working with and for our Pacific communities.
Repeka brings strategic direction and guidance that supports our team to work in a culturally appropriate manner, therefore improving the likelihood for successful Pasifika outcomes. Email
Strategic Relationships Manager
Caitlin builds and manages relationships across a variety of settings to foster a collective leadership approach, including finding new opportunities and building alliances to influence systems change. [Maternity Leave].
Māori Systems Innovator
Waitaha, Kati Mamoe, Kai Tahu
Applying her knowledge and lived experience as an artist, educator, activist, facilitator and healer Cathy is committed to creating and empowering solutions that provide equitable outcomes for Māori, that empowers Māori to live in our own culturally defined ways, that provide healthy, resilient futures and positive social change, and which values and resources Māori in their role as kaitiaki to our whenua, moana and taiao. Email
Tūhourangi, Ngāti Porou
Giuliana brings experience in health prevention, rehabilitation and clinical teaching to the Healthy Families Waitākere team. Her role is to work alongside community groups to positively impact health across physical, learning, and work environments. She has a strong focus on equitable opportunities for Māori and developing innovations that support diversity and embrace mātauranga with authenticity. Email
Healthy Families Waitākere
96 Swanson Road