Course Summary

Our Te Kaa for Māori Staff programme was created in response to customer feedback from our Māori particpants. Led by our Pou Tāhu Rangapū (Chief Executive Officer) - Precious Clark and Head of Training - Moana Tamaariki-Pohe, this cohort will be customised to support and empower Māori within mainstream business.

Te Kaa in-person training is our most comprehensive and most transformational option. Revised and updated in 2022, it comprises 4 full-day sessions at 2-3 week intervals and concludes with a graduation at a local marae. See the Documents section below for a full course outline.

In order to graduate as Te Kaa Amokura (alumni), we ask that you fully commit to attending all course sessions on the agreed dates and times; and being present and open to participating. With this in mind, please ensure the dates below and on the course outline (see Documents section below) are firmly locked in to your calendar.

A 50% deposit is payable on registration to secure your place, with the balance due by the 20th of the month before your programme starts.

Note: We offer a 10% discount for Not for Profits (evidence required) or two or more registrations from the same organisation. To obtain this discount, please use Discount Code NFPSEP2023 when registering.


  • Precious Clark (Pou Tāhu Rangapū - Chief Executive Officer at Maurea Consulting Limited)

    Precious Clark

    Pou Tāhu Rangapū - Chief Executive Officer at Maurea Consulting Limited

    Precious is our Pou Tāhu Rangapū - Chief Executive Officer and leads Maurea to fulfil our vision to see Māori culture drive Aotearoa forward.

    After graduating from Auckland University with a conjoint degree in Law and Arts, Precious worked in public policy, intellectual property and then primary industries before venturing to London where she worked as a Legal Policy Officer for the Security Industry Authority.

    She returned to Aotearoa in 2011, working as a Consultant in strategy development. This work inspired her to establish Maurea in 2012; and in 2016 she created Te Kaa – our highly acclaimed training programme that ignites your Māori cultural competency.

    Precious has considerable governance experience and is currently on the board of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust, the Chair of Te Taumata-a-Iwi and Chair of Te Tira Kautū. Her past governance roles include Whai Rawa Ltd ($1.5b investment company), Foundation North, Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board, Centre for Social Impact and the Independent Māori Statutory Board.

    Precious is of Ngāti Whātua ki Tāmaki, Te Uri o Hau, Waikato, Ngāti Hē, Ngāti Pāoa and Pākehā descent. She has two tamariki, loves being connected to nature and is passionate about wāhine leadership.

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  • Moana Tamaariki-Pohe (Head of Training at Maurea)

    Moana Tamaariki-Pohe

    Head of Training at Maurea

    Ngāti Whātua ki Tāmaki, Waiohua, Tahitian, Cook Island and Pākehā.

    Moana has over 20 years experience with programme design, development and delivery. Moana has worked with both rangatahi & pakeke and delivered many & varied programmes.

    Developing the MWDi HineBoss Business Programme, Moana delivered the programme to over 1000 wāhine Māori from 2016 to 2020 and has trained successive facilitators who continue to delivery the programme today.

    Moana is a business coach and mentor.

    A champion of te Waitematā, Moana, together with her twin Donna, and father, Tamaiti helped spearhead the restoration of mauri to Ōkahu Bay and was instrumental in getting the mooring buoys removed.

    Moana is a co-founder and the President of Ōrākei Water Sports Inc. Her 10 years at the Hauraki Gulf Forum led to the transformation to a co-chair model.

    Moana holds a number of board and consultancy positions and actively supports marine restoration.

    In 2021 she received the Member of NZ Order of Merit for Conservation and Maori.

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Te Kaa Elect for Māori - August 2023.pdfdownload


Te Kaa Participant

$5000 + GST

Standard Price NZ$5,000