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Māori Customer Advisory Panel

This panel exists to share opportunities, ground-breaking innovation, and Māori ingenuity that empower Māori and whānau to live their life to the fullest.

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    About the Māori Customer Advisory Panel

    This Panel exists to share opportunities, ground-breaking innovation, and Māori ingenuity that empower Māori and their whanau to live their life to the fullest. This entails being responsive to ACC kaupapa such as:

    • accessing their full entitlement of support, service, and independence
    • being engaged by ACC in a mana-enhancing and respectful way
    • sharing, advocating, and promoting Mātauranga Māori as a source of innovation and creativity at ACC.

    Our Kaupapa Māori specialists will represent a range of organisations and individuals. This will provide the best possible reach and coverage of Aotearoa consumer groups. These members will be selected to advise and advocate the aspirations of Māori and whanau.

    Panel members 

    Te tangata (panel member) Te kainga (residence) He uri (iwi) Te mahi (organisation)
    Buddy Mikaere Tauranga Ngāti Pukenga, Ngāti Ranginui Māori Business Network – Tauranga
    Teina Boyd Tauranga Te Whānau-ā-Apanui Lakes Clinic, Seating to go
    Maria Clarke Whakatane Ngāti Awa Te Puna Ora o Mataatua
    Ngamata Skipper Waitara Te Āti Awa NgaMata Limited
    Donovan Clarke Kirikiriroa Ngati Te Ata, Ngati Mahuta, Ngati Mahanga, Ngati Whawhakia, Ngati Hine, Ngati Manu Central Kids
    Dr Julie Wharewera-Mika Tāmaki Makaurau Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Dutch The Fly Doctors
    Rangi Pouwhare Tāmaki Makaurau Ngāi Tūhoe My Place Aotearoa

    Terms of reference

    The TOR define the purpose governance, roles and responsibilities of the Māori Customer Advisory Panel.

    Māori Customer Advisory Panel Terms of Reference 2021

    Contact us

    If you have questions or feedback about the Māori Customer Advisory Panel, email us:

    Email culturalcapabilityteam@acc.co.nz or teata.tuhimata@acc.co.nz

    Last published: 1 September 2021