Whaia Te Taki!
How we can support?
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Who are we?

O tātau

Our people

Trust Tairāwhiti

Organisation

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Connecting you with staff, all general enquiries and where to find the best sammies in town

Yvonne Berry

Office Manager

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Sarah Somerton

Executive Assistant

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Putting you in touch with the right people and showing you the best places to grab an ice cream in Tairāwhiti!

Suzanne Green

Executive Assistant

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Anything you need from our organisation and advice on how to run a long way

Gavin Murphy

Chief Executive Officer

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Communications, marketing and tips for enjoying our awesome beaches

Matt Cairns

Communications & Marketing Manager

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Telling your story creatively and how not to get injured playing hockey

Maika Akroyd

Communications Advisor

Takitoru

Communities

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Conversations about wellbeing and where to find the tea towels at the Pa

Audine Grace-Kutia

Manager Community Engagement

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Our wellbeing framework, community engagement and how to pronounce my name

Erina Hurihanganui

Community Engagement Advisor

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Community grants, collaboration, connection and how to teach your dog to surf

Liz Alder

Community Development Advisor

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Community wellbeing framework, IT skills, data management and how to maximise your core stats in D&D

Roy Boustead

IT & Data Management Support

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Melonie Brouwer

Community Engagement Project Coordinator

Takihoko

Business

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Providing investment for your enterprise, business governance, and where to get the best waves in Tairawhiti

Richard Searle

GM Commercial

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Any information about the Tair whiti Economic Action Plan (TEAP) and how to set a rat trap without losing a finger

Harley Dibble

TEAP Programme Manager

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Commercial enterprise, start-ups, networking and how to make the world’s best mojito

Wendy Gatley

Business Growth Advisor

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Product R&D, funding, guidance, and the art of a good yarn

Malcolm Mersham

Business Growth Advisor

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Employability skills for youth, responding to business needs and remembering 80s song lyrics

Gill Higgins

Licence to Work Coordinator

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Employability skills for youth, responding to business needs and giving great hugs

Karen Fenn

Licence to Work Coordinator

Takitapuwae

Tourism

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