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Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology today welcomed the appointment of prominent Rotorua professional, Ana Morrison, to the position of Executive Director: Strategic Partnerships and Māori Success.
E mihi ana a Toi Ohomai, hau mau rā te ihu o te waka o tēnei reanga mahi o te tautōhito o te takiwā nei a Rotorua. Ko Ana Morrison tēra kua whai tūnga hei Executive Director: Strategic Partnerships me te Māori Success. Me uaua kā kite i te tangata me kī rānei he wahine o tēnei momo.
Ms Morrison (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Pākehā) is an experienced strategic leader who has held senior level management and governance roles throughout her career, both nationally and internationally.
He puawaitanga tēnei nō ngā iwi o Ngāti Whakaaue, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, ko Ngāti Pākeha anō hoki. Kua tāniwhaniwha kē tāna toki ki tēnei mahi, kua wāea haere ōna pukenga kia tu hei kaiwhakahaere, hei tātāriki ki tōna huarahi mahi, i toko ake ia hei māngai mō te iwi, mō te motu hoki.
Dr Leon Fourie, Toi Ohomai Chief Executive, was delighted to welcome Ms Morrison to the Executive Leadership Team.
E hīkaka ana te ngākau o Tākuta Leon Fourie, te Kaiwhakahaere matua o Toi Ohomai, kia tau mai tēnei manu ao ki te kōhanga o te rōpu Executive Leadership.
“Ana’s key areas of expertise include people leadership, transformational change, stakeholder management and iwi engagement. Her appointment ensures we can take the next step in servicing the needs of our rohe, ensuring Toi Ohomai has meaningful and effective partnerships, allowing all of us to move forward together (tātau tātau) and bring economic prosperity and growth to our whole region.”
“Ko ōna pūkenga matua ko te hautūtanga ā tangata, panonitanga matua, hononga a iwi. Ko te manako ia kua para te huarahi ma tātou kia whai, kia tae atu ki tēra o ngā wawata e wawatatia nei e tātou mō te rohe nei. Me piri pāua ki ngā hononga kia warea tātou e tai o te ao ōhanga kia pari rawa tōna rere mo te motu nei”
Ms Morrison has extensive community, iwi, corporate and international networks and brings a wealth of experience to the role in developing and executing strategy, policy and advocacy, and in partnerships with Māori, communities and iwi.
Kua rahi ōna hāpori, ōna iwi, ōna hononga matua ā iwi kia hau mai te rawa o te pūkenga whakarauora, whakapakari kia ea te rautaki, ture me te māngai, ki roto i ngā hononga ki ngā iwi Māori, hāpori hoki.
She was the first Māori woman and youngest Chair of a Te Arawa post-settlement commercial entity, Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust and holds a number of influential governance roles within the region
Koia te wahine tuatahi hei tiamana mo tētahi o ngā Te Arawa post-settlement commercial entities, Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust. Pērā ki te marama, kua nui ake te uinga o ōna tūnga whakaaweawe ki waenganui i te motu.
Ms Morrison will assume her new role on Monday, 7 August.
Ka timata a Ana ki tōna tūnga hou a te Rāhina, te 7 o Akuhata.
Ana Morrison biography
Executive Director: Strategic Partnerships and Māori Success
Ana Morrison (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Pākehā) has held senior roles throughout New Zealand and London, including as a Solicitor for Russell McVeagh, a Legal Counsel for BMC Software, and as the Contracts Manager for Manaaki Ora Trust. She holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science degrees from The University of Auckland, and is a member of the Institute of Directors in NZ. She is a recent graduate of the Institute of Directors’ Mentoring for Diversity programme, and is an Alumni of New Zealand’s Global Women Breakthrough Leaders Programme and the US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Programme.
Koia tērā a Ana Morrison te mokopuna o ngā iwi ō Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Tuwharetoa me Ngāti Pākehā, kua mau i te toki matua ki rō Aotearoa me Rānana, hei rōia mo Russell McVeagh, kaunihera mo BMC Software. Kua tū hei kairaupapa kānataraka mo Manaaki Ora Trust. Kua ea i a ia he Tohu Paetahi mo te Ture, mo te Pūtaiao ano hoki mai i te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau/Akarana. He raukura ia mo te manu o te Institute of Directors in NZ. He kakano ia kua ruia mai i te Institute of Directors’ Mentoring fo Diversity programme, koia hoki ano he Alumni of New Zealand’s Global Women Breakthrough Leaders Programme me te US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Programme.
Ms Morrison has governance positions across the region, including as a Ministerial Appointee to Lakes District Health Board, trustee on the Te Arawa Partnership Board – Te Tatau o Te Arawa, and is a trustee and former Chair of successful iwi commercial entity Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust. She is also an Advisory Group member for Sprout AgriTech.
Kei a ia ngā tūnga huri noa i te motu, ko ērā e mea ana te Ministerial Appointee to Lakes District Health Board, trustee mo Te Arawa Partnership Board – Te Tatau o Te Arawa, he tiamana anō hoki mo te iwi commercial entity, Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust. He māngai hoki ia mo te roopu o Sprout AgriTech.