Kaumatua - Aunty Sue Sommerville - thank you for the weekly visits Aunty, Whaea Wara Wara Hakopa - thank you for teaching us courage, Aunty Robyn Thompson - thank you for your gentle belief in us and my husband who named the Trust at its inception Roy Te Keiraunui Tawha - thank you for setting us on a quality pathway to always present our professional best - moe mai nga Rangatira - we will not forget your guiding instructions. There have been many other contributors to our growth and development - so to all the stakeholders, thank you sincerely. To the current Board - Chair Mr Greg Fordyce, Taua Jane Davis, Taua Betty Rickus, Taua Lesley Rewi and Taua Sally Wast we thank you for your grace, guidance and wisdom - brilliant leadership. A mihi also to the magnificent management team of Nga Kete who daily bring it with passion, courage and work hard to ensure a robust operational infrastructure that supports, develops and guides best practice and all quality care. On behalf of us all at Nga Kete we say thank you to the many whanau over the years who have engaged with our service, be it for a cuppa and korero or in seeking awhi or in helping to shape the many services we now extend. It is a privilege to walk alongside you as we strive to deliver a quality service provision in a setting of excellence with the values and actions of Aroha ki te Tangata in our hearts. The next 15 years is going to be a blast - come seek us out, nau mai haere mai.
WHANAU ORA - WEAVING WELLNESS.