Naida Glavish is a highly respected Iwi and Community Leader. Naida is currently employed as the Chief Tikanga Advisor/General Manager Maori with the He Kamaka Waiora, Maori Health, Waitemata and Auckland District Health Board. She has an extensive career in Maori Health Services as a General Manager, been a Senior Te Reo Maori Teacher an world renown for her stand as the “Kia Ora” staff member at New Zealand Post Office. Naida spent 12 years as the Commissioner on the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission. Her curriculum vitae lists 19 Iwi, Government and Community organisations that she contributes to as a Patron, Chairperson, and active member. Naida also represents the Auckland and Waitemata District Health Boards on the Tamaki Makaurau Regional Leadership for Whanau Ora.
Naida was placed number five on the Maori Party List Seat in the 2008 election. She has been the inspirational speaker on numerous occasions at Iwi, Community, Government and International Forums and does not hesitate to espouse the achievements of the Maori Party.
Naida is a fluent bi-lingual speaker, has proven ability to link government initiatives and community expectations, maintains a strong involvement in the Iwi Leaders Forum, has had an extensive involvement in change management processes, has strong interpersonal skills and a proven history for obtaining excellent outcomes for Maori.
Cellphone: 021 722 086