Te Matapihi he Tirohanga mo te Iwi Trust is the peak sector body for the Māori housing sector. Earlier this year they signed a funding agreement with Te Puni Kōkiri enabling the Trust to expand its role in supporting He Whare Ahuru, the Māori Housing Network and to help improve Māori housing outcomes across the motu.
Patrick will commence his role on 12 September, 2016. Before joining Te Matapihi, Patrick was a Senior Housing Advisor at Te Puni Kōkiri in Wellington operationalising the
investment strategy for $17.4M per annum to build social and affordable housing, progress housing repairs, provide emergency housing on general and multiply-owned land within communities, and assisted in building capability and capacity in Māori communities to manage housing assets across Aotearoa.
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View the press release here: Te Matapihi.pdf .