A group of 30 chief executivecs from Maori companies are intending to attend a boot camp in California next month at Stanford University to learn more about the cultural road to commerce.

Advisory group chair Ngahiwi Tomoana said it’s about catalyzing and reinvigorating the thinking around Maori organisations.  Chief executives must be able to extract greater monetary and cultural value out of their organisations to serve Maori and Aotearoa.

He haerenga nui ki Tahiti nui, tawhiti roa, tawhiti pamamao hei whakapakari ake i nga pukenga te aronga nui a tenei roopu tekau.  Toru tekau nga tumu whakarae maori kua tohua kia whakawhiti atu ki Kareponia, Amerika at tenei marama mo tetahi whakangungu mahi.  Na te take pakihi tenei kaupapa i whakaarotia hei whakawhanui i te kete matauranga a nga kaiarahi i nga pakihi Maori, a, ka noho ratou ki Stanford university mo te tekau ra. Ko  Jamie Tuuta tetahi he tumuwhakare o te roopu Te Tumu Paeroa, he roopu e awhina ana i nga pakihi maori e whakahaeretia ana i a ratou whenua Maori.  E rua marama ki muri i tae mai ia ki Whakatane nei te whakaputa i ona whakaaro moe te whakapakari i nga whenua Maori hei oranga tonu tana mo nga uri whakatipu.