Eruera Tarena
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Eruera Tarena

Te Māngai Pāho

Chair

  • Appointed November 2016.
  • Appointed to board in 2014.
  • Expert in te reo, tikanga and language revitalisation, strategic management, academic leadership.
  • Executive director for Tokona te Raki: Māori Futures Collective, based in Ōtautahi/Christchurch, has extensive experience with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
  • A graduate of Te Panekiretanga, Fulbright/Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award in 2013, First Nations Future Fellow at Stanford University in 2011 and awarded a PhD in 2015.
  • Of Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui descent.

Career

Ngāi Tahu Tourism
Project Manager
May 2009 - May 2011
Te Māngai Pāho
Chairperson, Board Member
Feb 2015 - Present
Te Tapuae o Rehua
Chief Executive
Jun 2015 - Jul 2018
Tokona te Raki: Maori Futures Collective
Executive Director
Feb 2018 - Present
Te Taumata Aronui
Ministerial Appointee
Dec 2019 - Present

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