Our Board

Dr Nathan Joseph - Kaihautū/Chairperson
Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Rangitane, Tauranga Moana and Muaupoko, MBChB, Dip O&G, FRNZCGP Dr Joseph was elected to the Te ORA Board at the September AGM 2016.  Dr Joseph has held various roles on the board such as Treasurer in 2006-2007 and then re-...
Dr Curtis Walker - Mema o Te Poari
Ko Whakatōhea rāua ko Ngāti Porou ngā iwi. Formerly a veterinarian, I retrained in human medicine and qualified from the University of Auckland in 2007. I started work as a House Officer at Waikato hospital and commenced internal medicine training there before moving to Palmerston North and then...
Dr Sarah Sciascia - Mema o Te Poari
Dr Sarah Sciascia; Ko Ngāti Maniapoto te iwi, Ko Ngāti Te Puta-i-te-muri te hapū. Sarah is a General Practitioner for Ora Toa PHO, of Te Runanga o Ngāti Toa Rangatira, located at Takapūwāhia Marae. She was awarded the Peter Anyon prize as a first year GP trainee with the RNZCGP, and achieved...
Baden Vertongen - Mema Poari/Board Member
Mr Baden Vertongen (Ngāti Raukawa) has a Master of Science (Zoology / Ecology - Massey University) and a law degree (Otago University).  Mr Vertongen was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2004.  Mr Vertongen is a current board member for the...
Chayce Glass - Te Oranga Representative
CHAYCE GLASS Role: Tumuaki Year: ALM4 Medical School: Wellington Medical School Iwi: Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai Contact Email: teoranga.tumuaki@gmail.com   E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatia o te motu, nei rā te mihi ki a koutou He uri au no Te Tai Tokerau. Ko Ngāpuhi rāua ko Ngāti Wai ōku iwi. Ko...
Mema o Te Poari - Vacant

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