Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency would like to congratulate two prominent figures within our network who have just been recognised at the Ngā Tohu Matariki O Te Tau 2023 (Matariki Awards).

Whaea Livvy Marsden QSM has been announced as the recipient of the Whakaata Māori Matariki Lifetime Achievement Award.

Her service to communities across Tāmaki has contributed to the success of Te Puna Hauora, which is one of our Whānau Ora Partners part of our Te Pae Herenga o Tāmaki Whānau Ora Collective.

Whaea Teresa Olsen QSM, Chief Executive of Kokiri Marae, has also been announced as the award winner of the Whakaata Māori Matariki Community Award.

Both wahine have shown exemplar leadership that illustrates our For Māori By Māori service delivery.

He mihi rau ki a koutou!