Lillian Karaka

I am an energetic individual who enjoys with people and have a solid background in administration and people management. I was in the military for 11 years, where I developed skills as a critical thinker, working within government departments.

Currently completing a Masters in Education at Waikato, I am passionate about community development, and have epxerie4nce serving on a number of boards and implementing projects.

My vision for the future of Ngati Kuri is grounded in its leadership, and encourages responsiveness to community needs, focusing on cultural revitalisation, internal and external partnerships, community wellness, integration and co operation, kaitiaki of our taonga and environment and the sustainable management of our resources.