© 2018 Te Pae Pae Arahi Charitable Trust


Te Paepae Arahi Trust has a five member Board of Trustees who work closely with Management to ensure the Trust complies with legal requirements and maintains a best practice approach to all governance matters. Trustees bring a valuable mix of governance skills, business expertise, cultural competency, and community knowledge to oversee and ensure the facilitation, growth and development of the organisation overall.

Paula (Chairperson)

Ngāti Ruanui, Ngā Rauru, he whāngai o Ngāti Toa.


Paula Collins is passionate about supporting whānau to a life filled with choice and promise.  She has been at the forefront of significant strategy and operations programmes, and enjoys generating new ways of doing great things. Whāia ngā pae kia tata.

Kaymaree (Trustee)

Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāi Te Rangikoianaake, Ngāti Mahanga me Ngāi Tāmanuhiri.


Kay-Maree Dunn has been working in the realm of Maori and Community development for over 16 years.

Quality Governance and Coaching are core passions of hers, as is ensuring that individuals have the right tools and support to govern their organisations with confidence and competence.

Wallace (Trustee)

Te Arawa iwi.


Wallace Haumaha fills an executive leadership position as the Deputy Chief Executive Māori, New Zealand Police.  An MBA graduate from Waikato University, Wallace is also a qualified Teacher and family man, who comes with a vast array of management, governance and leadership experience.  He is committed to achieving positive outcomes for Māori communities, Whānau, Hāpu and Iwi, and to creating a better Aotearoa New Zealand for future generations.

Laurie (Trustee)

Ngāti Manawa, Ngāi Tuhoe, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hikairo, Tainui.

Laurie Porima is an independent Research and Evaluation specialist working primarily in the field of social science research and evaluation. He has significant experience in management and currently holds a number of governance roles from Trustee, to Director to Chairperson, across a range of public and private entities.  Laurie is passionate about Whānau and Whānau Ora.

Tama (Trustee)

Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Konohi, Ngāti Rākaipaaka, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kāi Tahu

Tama Kirikiri is Kaihautū Mātauranga Māori; the Sector Leader Māori Medium at Tātai Angitu. Tama is a trained teacher with fluency in te reo and tikanga Māori. He previously worked at Whitireia Polytechnic as part of the strategic planning and implementation team, with a particular focus on raising Māori student success.