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From Left to Right: Te Kaharoa Manihera, Paraone Gloyne and Haimona Maruera pictured in Otautahi.

Haimona Maruera feels honored to have secured the role of Head Recruitment & Relationships in Te Kei Takiwā. 

The former Regional Manager of Papaiōea says after 15 years working at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, his recent appointment to the Senior Leadership Team, Te Kei, has reignited his passion.

“I feel absolutely proud to work with Matthew and the new Takiwā crew on implementing the vision that Te Taiurungi and tumu have in place for Te Kei.”

Haimona, who is chairman of Ngāti Ruanui and a fluent speaker of te reo Māori, has strong relationships with iwi, stakeholders and community groups that he believes will serve him well in his new role.

“I found in my previous role that relationships with iwi and community groups is the key to the wānanga moving forward. I’m lucky enough to bring a network throughout the rohe with me.”

In addition to nurturing relations with external stakeholders in Te Kei Takiwā, Haimona is also tasked with enhancing recruitment.

He’s looking forward to the development of the new branding and marketing strategies of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

“We’ve always got there by beating the feet and working our networks - but it’s about how we do this with a bit more grace,” Haimona says.


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Published On: 30 June 2015

Article By: Alice Te Puni & James Ihaka



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