Winiata Brown – Service Operations Manager Southern (Midlands and South Island)
Post Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit Business Management (Dip Grad NFPBM)
Since 1994, Winiata has been involved in the social services sector in varying capacities – most recently as General Manager for He Waka Tapu Ltd (a large Maori NGO based in Christchurch), overseeing a wide range of different health, social services, and addiction services to Maori.
Citing his father, Sam Brown, as an inspiration, Winiata is passionate about both Maori provider development and the health and wellbeing of both mokopuna and whanau. He is the proud father of four tamariki, two teenage boys and twin teenage girls.