Our People
Mātāwai works with a diverse team of collaborators and colleagues


Anna Parker
Mātāwai Consultancy
Anna Parker is the director of Mātāwai Consultancy. The core of Anna’s mahi is to grow strong, connected and resilient communities. Her wide-ranging experience of community and youth development has given her a rich toolkit of strategies to build your capability, help you find a clear strategic direction and give you ways to move forward and create the change you want. Anna brings a deep understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and cross-cultural work into her practice and uses reflective, collaborative processes to curate meaningful hui and events that have lasting impact.
Gina Hu'akau
One Goal Holdings
Gina Hu'akau is the director of One Goal Holdings Ltd. Gina has professional experience in education, teaching and governance, and an extensive background working with non-profit organisations and in community development projects. Gina uses a strengths-based approach to help groups build their capacity so they can serve their communities sustainably
Mary McLaughlin
Little Red Pen Services
Mary McLaughlin offers writing and editing services, coaching and workshops. She has the clarity and creativity to discern what you really want to say, can show you how to structure your material to keep readers engaged, and uses her editing skills to make sure documents have warmth, elegance and integrity.
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