Committed to Our Cause
Ministry of Education Accredited Facilitator
Te Tiriti o Waitangi Practitioner
Kaupapa Māori Researcher
Kaiako Hākina, Pūtaiao & Hangarau Matihiko
Whare is a well known kaupapa Māori leader, researcher and kura Māori advocate with over 30 years of proven teaching leadership from Kōhanga Reo, Kuratahi, Wharekura, Secondary Schools through to Tertiary education. Previously, Whare was a branch manager in the Banking and Finance industry, where she honed her skills in business management.
She has led and been part of local and national programmes, guiding authentic and sustainable educational change throughout Aotearoa. Her passion is to further empower whānau and believes that by harnessing learning as the vehicle will solidify people initiatives, demand positive action as well as grow whānau who are healthy and resilient, now and into the future.
MA Mātauranga Māori
PG Dip Teaching & Māori
Te Pīnakitanga ki te Reo Māori
Certificate of Banking
Bachelor Social Policy & Māori
The Ministry of Education
Ngā Kura Māori Provider
NCEA Te Reo Matatini & Pāngarau Pilot 2022
Tini Whetū ki te Rangi 2022
Professional Learning and Development Provider
Palmerston North Catholic Schools Kāhui Ako 2022 - 2023
Palmerston North East Kāhui Ako 2022
Hastings Girls High School 2021-2022
Hastings East Kāhui Ako 2020-2021
Ngā Hau e Whā Kāhui Ako 2020
Te Ara Ahunga Ora - The Retirement Commission
Te whai hua, kia ora! 2019-2022
Māori Medium Financial Capability Online Resources Project Manager, Designer, Writer, Consultant
Te whai tāke, kia ora! 2021
Māori Medium Tax Resources Writer
NZCER & Te Ara Ahunga Ora
Te Āheitanga Ahumoni: He Pūrongo Whānau mō Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Mokopuna 2021.
Massey University - Tātai Angitū
NCEA Te Reo Matatini and Pāngarau Kura Māori Consultants 2021
Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc
Aotearoa, New Zealand Histories Taonga Tuku Iho Engagement Plan 2021
Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc Professional Learning and Development Plan 2021
Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc Mātauranga Refresh Strategy 2020-2027
Project Manager Te whai hua, kia ora
Project Manager, designer HīAko - Kura Māori Entrepreneurship Programme
Kia Takatū a Matihiko Kura Māori Facilitator
We could not do what we do without the passion, dedication, and determination of Drew Carlyle. They came to us after many years of working in political organizations, and their expertise has been a great help along the way.
Ash Marcus is a true testament to the meaning of giving back. Starting off as a volunteer, they grew into a full-time position, dedicating countless hours to many different causes. Their time and contribution is truly valuable.