MARTIN KAIPO - CEO
Ngāti Kuri, Te Aupouri
BSocSc, BA (Social Work), Dip Community & Social Work, PGDip Community Development
Ko Tawhirirahi te maunga
Ko Awapuka te awa
Ko Parengarenga te moana
Ko Mamiri te waka
Ko Te Aupouri te iwi
Ko Ngāti Kuri te hapu
Ko Potahi te marae
Ko Waimirirangi te whare tupuna
Ko Hamiora Piri Kaipo toku matua
Ko Herana Terehira Kaipo (nee Waru) toku whaea (no Te Rarawa ia)
Ko Martene Kaipo toku ingoa
Martin is focused on the development of communities and whānau through establishment of innovative and sustainable initiatives. He cherishes his tribal affiliation and brings to his role knowledge of the community and mana whenua in Te Tai Tokerau.
Martin's lived experience includes 20 years in community development, 20 years working with high-need, at-risk youth and their whanau, and 15 years social work experience. He is a Community Leader and Spokesman for our organisation.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Arts (Social Work), Diploma (Community and Social Work) and
Post-graduate Diploma (Community Development).