Erena Kara

Erena Kara

Erena Kara

Ko Huruiki te maunga Ko Waiariki te awa
Ko Ngataokimatawhaorua te waka Ko Whakapara te marae
Ko Ngāti Hau me Ngāti Hao ngā hapū Ko Ngāpuhi te iwi


Erena comes from a background of community and iwi development, and holds a Masters in Social Science. She has worked in various roles to support the health and wellbeing of community, including iwi, Māori provider and government agencies.

Erena has held various governance positions including Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company and Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services. She currently serves as the Chair of Te Kotahitanga E Mahi Kaha Trust, a Trustee for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori O Kaikohe, and Trustee for the Community Research Centre.