April 19, 2017
Karaitiana expertise tapped for Kura Pounamu
Former Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation, Ruma Karaitiana, has been appointed to the board of distance education specialist Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, formerly known as the Correspondence School.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says he will bring valuable expertise and a Maori perspective to the board.
Mr Karaitana was previously the chief executive of Sweet Line Limited and Palmerston North Enterprise Trust and now serves on the boards of the Industry Training Federation, Education Services Ltd and the Construction Industry Council.
Also joining the board is Pasifika Education centre board member Mele Wendt.
Former Aorere College principal Stuart Middleton was reappointed for a three year term.
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