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Justan Clark holds a Masters of Business Administration from Massey University and his day job involves being the Operations Manager for a large electrical contracting firm. Justan is a strategic and practical thinker, and offers a number of skills to the He Herenga Kura board including finance, strategic planning and operational risk management. Justan works well in groups with differing opinions and backgrounds and likes to mould those ideas into practical solutions that can then be implemented. His own personal views align with those of He Herenga Kura and Justan is especially passionate about getting rangatahi into training and onto work, Justan would like to contribute to help make He Herenga Kura a top organisation that delivers effective solutions to whānau and their tamariki.
Dr Rebecca Kiddle
Rebecca is Ngāti Porou and Ngāpuhi. She received her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand, Master of Arts in Urban Design from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, Certificate in Professional Studies in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom and Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Design from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom. Her research interests and expertise lie in the field of Urban design, urbanism, Māori place identity and placemaking, participatory design processes, politics of place and spatial justice. Rebecca is the Director of Te Manawahoukura at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Kura Moeahu has strong mana whenua ties here in Te Whanganui a Tara, Wellington. He has whakapapa connections to the eight tribes of Taranaki and Ngāti Mutunga. He is a tribal leader for his people, who is passionately involved with his iwi governance – being both a chair and board member, including as Chair of Te Rūnanganuio Te Ātiawa, the Waiwhetu Marae Trust, the Harbour Island Kaitiaki Board, Waiwhetu Pa Reserve Trust and the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage. As a member of the Weltec Māori Advisory Board, he was instrumental in establishing Te Auaha, the NZ Institute of Creativity and is widely recognised for his knowledge of te ao Māori, tikanga Māori and Māori arts. Currently Parliament’s Tumu Whakarae, Kura ensures tikanga Māori is upheld and promoted within Parliamentary services. A true orator of his people, who is steeped in ancient karakia and whakapapa. Kura is also the founder and lead tutor of Ngāurio Tamarau (a top Kapa haka group here in Wellington). He enjoys playing the guitar, composing songs, and spending time with whānau. “Although people see me in suits – I am a pa boy at heart.” He aha te kai a te rangatira? He kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. (What is the food of chiefs? It is communication, it is listening, and it is knowledge).
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