The kaupapa of the Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō (NMoA) Leadership Group is to provide stewardship for the programme and to act collectively as kaitiaki to determine the strategic direction, provide advice, endorse operational activity, and to support, guide and ensure performance targets are met and reported in a timely manner for programme workstreams. All the members of the Leadership Group and the Programme team are graduates of the Ngā Manukura leadership training.
Our Programme Team
Sonia Hawkins | Te Arawa/Tainui | RN, MHSC First Class Honours, Doctoral Candidate |Cell 0275406 118 | Email email@example.com|
Jessica O’Donnell PA to Director of Nursing & Midwifery Nursing and Midwifery Directorate Northland District Health Board
Lorraine Hetaraka-Stevens, CEO, Te Arawa Whānau Ora (Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Ranginui, Te Arawa)
Lorraine has held a number of senior nursing roles including the Associate Director of Nursing - Māori Health at the Auckland District Health Board (a joint appointment with the University of Auckland); the Nursing Director at ProCare and for the National Hauora Coalition and is now the CEO for Te Arawa Whānau Ora Charitable Trust in Rotorua. She is a big advocate for primary care nursing, a fellow and board member of the College of Nurses Aotearoa (NZ) as well as being on a number of national committees and working parties...wow. Lorraine has been the Sponsor of the Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō programme since Jan 2019 and an inaugural member of the programme since it commencement in 2009. (Photo credit: Aerial Vision for Nursing Review NZ)
Our leadership team
Ramai Lord, RN
Clinical Senior Advisor | Kaitohutohu Matua (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Ngāi Tahu, Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Porou)
Ramai is an experienced registered nurse with a unique and extensive background in Māori health and primary health care. She has a BA in Māori and Indigenous Studies and Te Reo, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences. She is currently completing her Masters of Health Science (Nursing Clinical). Ramai is of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Ngāi Tahu, Te Whānau-a-Apanui and Ngāti Porou descent. Ramai is a Clinical Senior Advisor in the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer:Te Tari o te Tapuhi Rangatira, Ministry of Health, and will hold specific responsibility for advancing the Office’s Māori Workforce Development Plan. Ramai is an ex-officio member of the Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō Leadership Team representing the Ministry of Health.