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Tia Rata

Te Poururuku Rāngai Pā Manaaki – General Manager Pathways and Communications

Tia (Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Maniapoto ki Tainui, Ngāti Kahungunu) wants Māori to succeed as Māori. With oversight of communications and marketing, vocational pathways and equity, she’s passionate about developing and profiling clearer pathways into the workforce industries of Toi Mai.

As Te Poururuku Rāngai Pā Manaaki, she brings broad experience to her multi-faceted role at Toi Mai, which includes manaakitanga for our kaimahi. Trained as a teacher, she has also worked in governance and strategic planning, marketing and communications, postgraduate recruitment and career development.