Carliza Patuawa
Trustee
Waitaha / Tapuika
Carliza joined Te Kotahitanga o Te Arawa Waka Fisheries Trust in November 2022.
She has extensive experience in the health sector, with specific expertise in strategic leadership, programme management, relationship management and contract management. Carliza has a diploma in Business Management and Business Finance and is currently the General Manager of Nga Kakano Foundation. Prior to her new role, she spent a year with Waitaha Hauora as Managing Director to set-up a community-based office and marae-based clinic in Te Puke. Previously, Carliza was with Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Primary Health Organisation as Clinical Performance Manager. She has sound knowledge and experience in fisheries and aquaculture through various roles at Mount Fish Markets Limited.