We support Māori to make a difference in their whānau, hapū, iwi and communities.
We embrace Māori values as a way for our members and our organisation to enhance our benefit to business and community.
There are 4 key focus areas for the CA ANZ Māori Sector:
Māori Sector Leader
Ko Kahuranaki te maunga
Ko Poukawa te waiu
Ko Takitimu te waka
Ko Ngāti Kahungunu te iwi
Ko Ngāi Rangikoianake te hapū
Ko Kahuranaki te marae
Ko Tertia Whitcombe tōku ingoa
Tertia Whitcombe is Chartered Accountant ANZ’s Māori Sector Leader. She has a varied background in marketing, project management and events. In her role with the Central North Island Event Delivery Team, Tertia supported kaupapa Māori within CA ANZ. Since her return from the UK in 2016 Tertia has pursued her growing connection in Te Reo and Te Ao Māori.
Tertia is passionate about her culture and seeing Māori succeed. As Māori Sector Leader her role is to lead the CA ANZ strategy to increase the representation of Māori within the accounting profession. This will be achieved through building and fostering meaningful partnerships. She also develops opportunities to equip all members with the skills needed to make a difference in Māori communities, and to support the ongoing cultural journey of CA ANZ as an organisation.
The Ngā Raumanako Māori Scholarship and Suzanne Spencer Memorial Māori Scholarship are offered to Māori tauira studying towards a qualification in accounting, who are in their second or subsequent year of study.