Our People

Yvonne Kainuku-Walsh

Registered nurse and special projects lead

Tracie Pile

"Making a difference where it matters most"

Awhimai Reynolds

Passionate champion for Maori women.

Erica Sinclair

Talented Photographer

Joshua Iosefa

Inspiring and exciting minds

Miria Royal

Living, working and playing to the fullest

Read Miriama's Story

Maori fashion star....

Simon Phillips

Modern day - Maori Warrior

Dr Monty Soutar

Historian, Writer, Teacher helping connect our past with the future

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Welcome to The Kumara Vine

Welcome to te aka kumara.

The purpose of this site is to celebrate Māori & Pasifika success through the stories of people achieving in their jobs and/or recognised by their communities.  The Kumara Vine also promotes those organisations proactively seeking to employ, contract and support our whanau and pasifika friends.

Please research the site and if interested in progressing your career or marketing your contracting or consulting services visit out sister site JobCafe.

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Looking to attract Māori & Pasifika candidates - we can help.
Are you a Māori or Pasifika business owner we would love to help promote your business.

Find out about our Business Club HERE

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Latest News

Analyst/Senior Analyst (Wellington)

Applications are invited for a full-time, fixed-term position as a Analyst/Senior Analyst in the national Environmental Health Indicators Programme at the...

Best of Wairoa Māori Film Festival Showcased in Auckland

The best films from the Wairoa Māori Film Festival will screen at Māori Film Week (June 30 to July 8) and the New Zealand International Film Festival (from...


To view jobs from our partner organisations please visit jobcafe.co.nz

JobCafe promotes job and people.  We help connect employers with great people as well as help people build a great personal brand.


"He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero"


What is the food of the leader. It is knowledge. It is communication.