Te Ia o te Awa - Rēhita

Te Raurangi Gardiner

Iwi Affiliations

Te Raurangi was born and raised in Rotoiti. Proud to be of Ngāti Pikiao decent, She is a Māmā of two, Erel (d) & Ella. Te Raurangi is also of Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki decent.

Te Raurangi has 10 years experience in the finance industry, working for Credit Union’s both here in NZ and Australia in various roles from Executive Administration, Customer Services and Lending Officer.

Her desire to give back and work for her people was realised when an opportunity to become a Share Registry Officer at Deloitte became available. Te Raurangi  jumped at the chance for change and enjoyed a year in the role before taking maternity leave with her daughter Ella.

 As a proud beneficiary of Rotoiti 15, Te Raurangi brings with her a number of skills gained from past roles in governance within Ngāti Pikiao. This inspires her to work to help develop and provide opportunities for future generations.

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