Aratika Board

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Susan Brown Trustee Chair

Capers Cafe business owner.  Physiotherapist.  Celebrant.  Mother.  Retreat facilitator.

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June Grant Founding Trustee

ONZM for services to Maori and Maori Art.  Health Promotor Te Arawa, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Tuhourangi/Ngati Wahiao.

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Wendy Lewis Founding Trustee

Grandmother and retired Radiographer

Funding Co-ordinator.

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Greg Taipari Trustee

Communication manager, media advisor, and ministerial press secretary.

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Circle of Care

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Tove Jensen-Munroe Trustee
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Claire Gower-James Manager

Super Hero. Mother. She keeps us all organized and takes care of every little precious detail. 

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Claire Taipari Trustee
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Sarah Jameson Treasurer

Associate chartered accountant, member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Māmā of two.  Cancer survivor.

Former Support Manager with the Rotorua Children's Team.

Studying with Te Wānanga o Raukawa on her Te Reo Maori Jouney.

Te Ati Haunui a Pāpārangi / Ngāi Tūhoe 

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Barbara Hochstein
Founding Trustee
Guiding Patron

Radiologist and our former chair.

Empowering you to live well

is our mission.

Former Trustees

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Britta Norske

Founding Trustee

Meditation & Nutrition

Facilitator

More about Britta on our facilitator biography page.

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Jane Saunders

Former Trustee

Empowering soul who left us on 17 Dec 2020.  Profoundly missed.  Teacher, spirited, artistic and inspirational.

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Doreen Vroom-Barclay

Former Trustee

Local Rotorua business owner from the Netherlands.  Cancer thriver, determined and charming.

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Former Trustee

Dedicated, hardworking, and passionate about her business. 

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Mereheeni Hooker

Former Trustee

Guiding light who left us on 14 June 2019.  Profoundly missed.  Her life was spent in service to education and her Maori community. 

Kylie Lang Trustee