Kevin Prime is an exemplar of wellbeing for whānau. He is a current Commissioner for the Environment Court and maintains both beef and native forestry on his whānau farm in Motatau.
Pane (Ngāti Te Tarawa, Ngāti Hine) was one of the first employees of the Trust, recruited in 1992 to carry out a survey of the health status of Ngāti Hine households and to conduct a rheumatic fever project. Her continued involvement with Ngāti Hine Health Trust includes time as a Trustee and as one of our kuia. She continues to play a part in supporting the Board and the organisation.
Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa, Te Paatu
Moriki is the winner of the 2018 Northland Hauora Māori Whakaute Tuku Mana Award for upholding the use of te reo and tikanga Māori in his work. Moriki is hugely respected by those he works with for his wide knowledge of whakapapa and all things Māori and his use of it to awhi tangata to wellness.
Aunty Belle has been an invaluable contributor to NHHT since starting in 2003. A former kaiako, she has worked in kura promoting oral health, wellbeing and was an advocate for the rheumatic fever prevention programme. She leads by example and is exceptional in the delivery of tīkanga and manaakitanga to kaimahi and whānau in the Kawakawa office.
Aunty Kath has been working with whānau for over 50 years. A trained Social Worker who began employment with NHHT in 2002, Aunty Kath is based in the Whangārei office where she provides pastoral care to kaimahi and whānau and ensures high standards are maintained, particularly around Ngāti Hine tīkanga and practise.
Len has been employed with Ngāti Hine FM for 3 years as the kaumātua host. Never afraid to ask the hard questions, Len has quite a following of listeners who enjoy his old-school Ngāti Hine reo and his hard-case humour.
Well known as a leader and spokesperson for Ngāti Hine, Pita represents and promotes the interests of the Iwi in a wide range of arenas – political, economic, educational and more. For the last 10 years he has been one of those leading the Ngāti Hine Waitangi Treaty Claims process.
Ko Ngāti Hine e ngunguru nei
Our vision statement gives Ngāti Hine Health Trust the ability to advocate for whānau and community, while being accountable to those we serve.
Me ū ki te Tū o Ngāti Hine, ko te oranga te take
We will holdfast to the values and tikanga that underpin Ngāti Hine as we endeavour to uplift the wellbeing of our whānau, hapū and hāpori.