Ko Horouta te waka
Ko Waiapu te awa
Ko Hikurangi te maunga
Ko Ngati Porou te iwi
Ko Ngati Rangi te hapu
Ko Reporua te marae
Ko Tu AuAu te whare tipuna
Ko Geoff Milner toku ingoa
Geoff took up the role as CEO for the Trust on 24th April 2017 having relocated to Ngāti Hine from Te Tairāwhiti (Gisborne Turanganui-a-kiwa). Geoff brings experience in senior management, governance and private enterprise to Ngāti Hine Health Trust as well as experience in a pre and post Treaty Settlement environment within Ngāti Porou. Having worked in various roles within the health sector in Hawkes Bay and Tairāwhiti as well as on the ground experiences within Te Tairāwhiti, Geoff is well placed to contribute to the issues and opportunities for Ngāti Hine Health Trust and is keen to learn from other Māori Providers across Aotearoa as well as our neighbours within Te Tai Tokerau. Geoff counts it a privilege to serve Ngāti Hine Health Trust and acknowledges the strong foundations laid by former leaders. He is committed to the kaupapa of whānau ora.
Geoff’s wife Reubena is currently employed by He Korowai Trust in Kaitaia and their youngest son Jack is presently studying at Auckland University. They also have two adult children.
Janice has been in a management role with Maiaorere Disability Support Services for over 20 years, the past 12 of those as General Manager. Janice holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business (Māori Development).
GM Ngāti Hine FM
Ko Ngātokimatawhaorua tōku waka
Ko Taumārere tōku awa
Ko Puketohunoa tōku maunga
Ko Ngāti Manu tōku iwi
Ko Karetu tōku marae
Ko JJ rāua ko Rangi ōku mātua tupuna
Ko Helen Locke ahau
Ko ahau te kaiwhakahaere matua o Ngāti Hine FM
Tēnei te mihi nui ki a koutou katoa Nō reira, tēna tātou katoa. Working in iwi radio since 1997, Helen was appointed Station Manager of Ngāti Hine FM in 2013 after 8 years as the station’s program director. Helen holds a Diploma in Media Arts and is certificated in radio programming. She is extremely passionate about the development and growth of Māori language for our mokopuna. A current student of Te Whare Tū Taua o Aotearoa, Helen is currently a Pou Rima with Te Kohao Tū Taua Mai Whangārei and is engaged with the development of this mahi with our rangatahi.
GM Mātauranga Whānui
Sue started with the Mātauranga Whānui team in 2003. She undertook administration roles until 2009 when she became Kaiarahi of the health promotion team in Kawakawa. With the secondment of Mariameno Kapa-Kingi to Oranga Tamariki in 2016, Sue stepped up into the GM role. A proud resident of Moerewa her whole life, Sue and her husband Neal have 3 children and 6 boy mokos.
GM Hauora Whānui
Linda brings a wealth of experience to Ngati Hine Health Trust where she is Health Sector Manager, with oversight of Hauora Whanui, Te Hononga Hou and Te Mirumiru. She is a NZRGON with a Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing. Linda has a strong clinical background in the health sector and also extensive experience in executive management especially in Maori health and Maori provider development
GM Whānau Whānui
Tania Siteine has been with the Ngati Hine Health Trust for over 14 years and she has been General Manager of Whanau Whanui for 10 of those years. Tania holds a National Diploma in Abuse, Neglect and Violence and a National Diploma in Social Services.
Jen Rutene Smith
GM Whānau Ora
Employed in 2016 to lead out the Collective Impact Project for Te Taitokerau Whānau Ora Collective, Jen has been GM of Whānau Ora Services for the last 18 months . With an MA in Māori Studies (1st Class Honours), she has a strong background in Māori education and has been involved in a number of te reo focussed and based professional development programmes. Previously General Manager with Learning Media, she was often engaged in professional development programmes attached to particular resources that were published for the Kura Kaupapa Māori sector.