– Corporate Services Manager
Kelly is of Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Hei, Ngāti Pikiao and Ngāti Uenukukopako descent.
Kelly has spent eighteen years working in Māori media production for Māōri Television and independent production companies, giving her extensive knowledge across the sector. She has outstanding people skills and is an experienced human resource manager, and brings her wealth of skills in communications, coordination, logistics, budget management and administration. Kelly has a wide network and strong connections within her whānau, hapū, iwi and the Māori broadcasting sector.
Kelly’s holds a Bachelor of Arts in Māori Development from AUT and is grounded in Te Āo Māori, and proficient in Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga, and passionate about Māori development.
Kelly is the current chair of Ngāti Hei Charitable Trust, and previously held the position of communications and marketing manager for Tuia250 for her Iwi Ngāti Hei.