Te Ara Whānui Truestee

Lance Norman

Ngāti Kurī


Ko Kurahaupō te waka,
Ko Maunga Piko te maunga,
Ko Awaroa te awa,
Ko Te Hiku ō te Ika me Waiora ngā marae,
Ko Ngāti Kuri te Iwi,
Ko Te Aupōuri, ko Ngāi Takoto, ko Ngāti Kahu, ko Te Rarawa,
ko Ngāpuhi, ko Ngāti Whātua aku Iwi hoki
Ko Jerry Norman tōku pāpā
Ko Fay Norman (nee Tapp) tōku māmā
Ko Lance Norman taku ingoa

Kia ora koutou.

My Vision for our Iwi: Ngāti Kuri are educationally and economically successful. I am a passionate leader dedicated to advancing outcomes for Māori and other communities with a unique and specific skill set that brings together proven commercial, cultural, social and community experiences from governance to delivery across multiple sectors including, health, social services, education, justice, corrections and Whānau Ora. Over 20 years of CEO, executive and senior management roles across various sectors providing innovative leadership, directing and delivering quality services. An agile leader who has worked across organisations and corporates to ensure equitable and sustainable growth with strong relationship skills both internally and externally.

Financial Management: Extensive experience as a Lead Auditor for Ernst & Young (EY) and seven years as a Financial Controller for Black & Decker (New Zealand) Limited.
Treaty Negotiations: Extensive experience working for Treaty-based organisations.
Governance Experience: Proven governance experience.
Stakeholder Relationships: Extensive networks in Māori, equity, media, political, Crown and community sectors.
Leadership Management: Development of strategies, frameworks and policies at a local, regional and national level.
Operational Strategy: Highly effective professional writing and implementation skills.

Role Organisation Date
Head of Equity and Māori Health Outcomes ProCare Health (PHO) Limited Current
Cultural Advisor to the CEO Homecare Medical Limited (National Telehealth Services) Current
Chief Executive Officer Hāpai Te Hauora Limited
Chief Executive Officer National Urban Māori Authority
Executive Team Member / Commercial Lead Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency (previously Te Pou Matakana)

Role Organisation Date
Chair General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ), Māori Leadership Group Current
National Equity Lead Health Care Home Collaborative Current
Advisory Group Member Ministry of Health, Expert Advisory Group – Māori Health Action Plan.
Advisory Group Member Ministry of Health, Expert Advisory Group – COVID-19 Māori Monitoring Group Current
Board Member Ngāti Kuri Trust Board Current

• Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
• Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – University of Auckland
• Diploma in Commerce (Marketing) – University of Auckland