Adrian Te Patu

Adrian has worked for various organisations including government departments and agencies, community organisations, education institutions, hospitals, health providers and also iwi. His roles have included social worker, youth worker, counsellor, educator, trainer, cultural supervisor, health promoter, cultural advisor, MC, facilitator and on occasion, he’s pulled the odd rabbit out of a hat!

His experience, knowledge, networks and links are wide-ranging at a local, national and international level. He has extensive experience in governance and leadership roles in public health, schools, not for profit, social service agencies, sports clubs and various government and local government roles.

Adrian’s unique perspective and effective approach has seen him sought after locally, nationally and internationally. His ability to work alongside a diverse range of providers, services and organisations and his skill of astutely identifying gaps, and recommending and implementing innovative solutions is highlighted in the variety of governance and advisory roles he has held in Mainstream and Māori organisations, Not for Profit and international organisations.

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