Ko Tamatea-Ariki-nui te taumata rongonui
Ko Tākitimu te waka-tipua
Ko Whakapunake te toka tū moana
Ko Te Wairoa te awa tipuna
Ko Ngāti Kahungunu te iwi
Ko Jason Whatuira tōku ingoa
Jason is a forward-looking leader. Inspired by excellence, Jason is a natural collaborator, communicator and influencer who engages effectively with multiple agencies, senior leaders and cross-cultural, and geographically dispersed teams. With the ability to deliver and build consensus across all levels and instil a culture of team collaboration to achieve common objectives. Jason has a master’s degree in Māori and Indigenous Leadership. Jason is an advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace underpinned by Te Ao Māori principles.