Awerangi Tamihere

Awerangi’s role in Te Pou Matakana is to develop and implement TPM’s commissioning for outcomes strategy. Underpinning her role is leading out the blueprint for designing the ‘managing to outcomes’ programme which underpins the commissioning model for TPM. A blueprint that ensures outcomes measured are those that matter for whānau.

Collective Impact is Te Pou Matakana’s commissioning for medium term outcomes programme. A programme which has 13 Whānau Ora Collective Impact programmes in place across the North Island. Awerangi supports the rollout of this programme as well as the Tamaki Makaurau Healthy Lifestyles collective impact programme – #tātou.
Awerangi shares with us Te Pou Matakana’s experience and progress in rolling out collective impact as well as share key milestones reached to date with #tātou, the CI Programme in Tamaki Makaurau.

Awerangi brings a depth and breadth of experience across public, private and Māori sectors. Prior to working with TPM and more recently Waipareira, Awerangi was a management consultant providing advice and support on governance and strategy. While working in the private sector, Awerangi was Associate Director for KPMG, responsible for leading the NZ national indigenous consulting team and providing business advice to clients.

Her work experience in NZ Government has included advising and supporting the implementation of health reform at national (Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet), regional and local levels. She has also held senior management strategy and planning positions in the health sector and working with her own iwi on the east coast supporting establish health services. More recently she has worked with Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust supporting the implementation of their generational model for Whanau transformation.