Mauri ora ki a koutou katoa.
Ko Tamatea-Ariki-nui te taumata rongonui
Ko Ruawharo te tihi tapu
Ko Ruamano te mata-tiaki
Ko Tākitimu te waka -tipua
Ko Whakapunake te toka tū moana
Ko Te Wairoa Matangi Rau te waiū, te waiora
Ko Ngāti Kahungunu te iwi
Ko Te Kapuamatotoru rāua ko Te Ō Tāne te pārekereketanga o ngā rangatira
Ko Ruataniwha rāua ko Taihoa ōku marae
Ko Whatuira te whānau
Ko Thomas James tōku Pāpā
Nō Ngāti Pākehā tōku kōkā
Ko ia te poutokomanawa o tōku ao
Ko Kathleen Cresswell tōna ingoa
Ko Jason Niwa Whatuira tēnei e mihi ana ki a koutou katoa.
Jason is a forward-looking leader and acknowledged high achiever with a passion for te ao Māori, operational risk, learning organisations and a demonstrated ability to build quality relationships with a multinational, matrixed organisation. Inspired by excellence, Jason is a natural collaborator, communicator and influencer who engages effectively with multiple agencies, senior leaders and cross-cultural, geographically dispersed teams. With the ability to deliver and build consensus across all levels and instill a culture of team collaboration to achieve common objectives. Jason has a master’s degree in Māori and Indigenous Leadership, and a graduate of Te Pīnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi (Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga). An advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace underpinned by a systematic framework of Te Ao Māori leadership principles.