Horiana has a deep passion for working with the community. She bring a strong marketing and communications acumen. Ensuring the trust progresses towards our vision of a vibrant, healthy, connected community. Horiana has dedicated over 10 years to the sustainable development of communities within Hawkes Bay with a particular focus on bridging the health inequalities for Maori. Horiana is a proud Flaxmere resident who originally hails from Waimarama. 


Joel served in the Royal New Zealand Navy for 12 years a Navy Diver and with the Special Forces Commando Unit. After serving his country for many years, he decided to pursue his passion for education by working towards raising Maori and Pasifika education achievement. He has worked in the education sector for the past six years and is now based in Tauranga Moana with his fiance and tamariki, completing his masters in Maori Business Administration (focusing on Maori and Pasifika education achievement).