On 10 May, the Chair of the Wakatū Board, Paul Morgan (Ngāti Rārua) was recognised at the prestigious University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards

Paul received the 2019 Te Tohu mō te Kaiārahi Whakahaere Māori – Māori Governance Leader Award.

The award celebrates a person who has achieved exceptional success in governance roles in a kaupapa Māori business and has demonstrated outstanding leadership characteristics and values that make them an outstanding role model.  

The award recognises the work that Paul has done over many years for the whānau of Wakatū  leading the Wakatū Board, as well as his contribution to the governance of other entities throughout Aotearoa.  Paul was supported at the ceremony, by his family, the board and leadership of Wakatū, and colleagues.  

Mauri mahi, mauri ora!