The new CEO of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa was welcomed yesterday with a formal gathering by staff and members of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa.

Enid Ratahi-Pryor is the new CEO of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, formally of Te Tohu o te Ora o Ngāti Awa (Ngāti Awa social and health services she has a strong background in Māori development.  She is the first women to take this position.

I whakatauhia te tumu whakarae hou o Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa e ngā kaimahi o Te Rūnanga inanahi nei.  Ko Enid Ratahi-Pryor te tumu whakarae hou ka noho hei kōkiri i ngā kaupapa o te iwi.  Koia hoki te tumu whakarae o mua mo Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngāti Awa, ā, ko ōna pūkenga kei roto i ngā mahi whakawhanake i ngā kaupapa Māori.  Koia te wahine tuatahi ki te tū ki roto i tēnei turanga.