Hinemoa holds the role of Kaitakawaenga (Community Broker)at the Ranui Action Project a diverse and dynamic West Auckland Community of Ranui. A champion of Community led and driven solutions, Hinemoa’s expertise in facilitation and co-ordination brings whole communities together including local and central government, service providers and organisations, leaders and residents of varied cultures, backgrounds and ages to improve all aspects of health and well being in the Ranui Community.
Hinemoa is passionate about developing leaders who are able to facilitate and support solutions. Hinemoa has a background in the Public Health Service and has led a Regional team to provide Health Interventions including home insulation, as part of a healthy and affordable homes in project in West Auckland.
Hinemoa’s believes that meaningful collaboration brings about the best results.Her memberships currently include, Advisor to the Social Sector Trial Advisory Panel, Indigenous Growth Advisory Panel Member, Maori Womens Welfare League Member, NZ Police Maori Advisory Board Advisor, Ranui Youth Employability Working Group Member, Waitakere Healthlink consumer representative and COGS panel member. “I know that the work Family Action does is vital and often life saving and it is my privelage to serve on the board in 2017”.
Hinemoa is of Te Arawa ( Ngati Whakaue) Te Rarawa (Ngati Moetonga), Ngati Maru, Samoan and Irish descent.