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Te Puna Whakatipu is Massey University’s strategic initiatives hub. Our mandate is to create better futures for New Zealand and the world, drawing upon the university’s capability, facilities and knowledge platforms in agriculture, food, health, business and design.
Te Puna Whakatipu means ‘the spring of development’ or the place from which new things can grow. The team’s aim is to create value for individuals, communities and organisations, by:
We will help you find the best way to deliver a better future for New Zealand, based on your expertise. The outcome might be a new strategic initiative, a new research programme or the development of a new commercial opportunity.
We work with you to:
If you would like to become involved in Massey initiatives, please get in touch with us.
Director of Business Innovation & Strategy - OIUR - Te Puna Whakatipu
Ph: ext 84045
Director - Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership - OIUR - Te Puna Whakatipu
Ph: ext 63073
Selwyn Katene is Professor of Maori and Indigenous Leadership and Director of the Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership at Massey University. Prior to that he was Assistant Vice Chancellor, Maori and Pasifika at Massey University and also the Director of MANU AO Leadership Academy, hosted by Massey University. Dr Katene was General Manager of the Mental Health Commission, Group Manager, Public Health in the Ministry of Health, Group Director, in the Public Health Commission, and held various marketing positions in the pharmaceutical industry. He has a BA, BA (Hons), MA, MPM from Victoria University, and a doctorate from Massey University.
Director - Agrifood Business - OIUR - Te Puna Whakatipu
Ph: ext 63308
My passion is New Zealand, and as Director of Agrifood Business at Massey University my role is to leverage the university’s capability, facilities & knowledge platforms in agriculture, food, health, business, design & social sciences in order to create a better future for New Zealand and the world. I am currently Acting Director of FoodHQ during an exciting period of transition as it farewells founding Director Mark Ward and enters its next stage of development. In both these roles my focus is accelerating strategy, building capability and driving sustainable growth for firms and communities.
Director Sustainability - OIUR - Te Puna Whakatipu
Course Convenor - School of People, Environment and Planning
Ph: ext 83849
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Last updated on Wednesday 22 February 2017