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Lady Tureiti Moxon

Lady Tureiti Moxon

Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kai Tahu

As a survivor of Breast Cancer Lady Tureiti Moxon has been a strong advocate for equity in all areas of health, education, social services and justice for more than 40 years. She has a legal background and is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors. She is currently the Managing Director of Te Kōhao Health, a health, education, Whānau Ora and justice service provider in Hamilton providing services to the wider Waikato region.

She was also an original claimant in the Waitangi Tribunal (Wai 1315/2575) Hauora Stage one Claim which was heard in 2019 at Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia. The Hauora report being released in the same year.

She addressed the Waitangi Tribunal in a number of other claims including:the Oranga Tamariki claim (Wai 2941/ 2915), the Covid-19 claim (2575/1315) and a claim against ACC  (Wai 2575/2910).

She was part of the Ngāti Pāhauwera negotiating team who settled their historical treaty claims with the Crown in 2012. 

Amongst her other commitments Lady Tureiti Chairs the National Urban Māori Authority, she a Trustee of the Hauraki Primary Health Organisation and was a member of the Interim Māori Health Authority. Lady Tureiti also serves as a member of the Puhara Panel to the Ombudsman, is an independent member on the Understanding of Policing Delivery Research Programme and is also a member of the Independent External Advisory Group into the Waikeria Riots Inquiry.

Lady Tureiti is a strong advocate for Mana Māori Motuhake and Tino Rangatiratanga.

Breast Cancer Research Trust Trustees

Dr Ian Campbell

Caro Gatley

Debbie Gisby

Dr Marion Kuper-Hommel

Dani Simpson

Madeleine Scott

Belinda Gelston

Anne-Marie Case-Miller

Breast Cancer Research Trust Staff

Cindy Jacobs

Fundraising, Events and Marketing

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Jenni Scarlet

Research Nurse and Trust Secretary

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Heather Flay

Research Nurse

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Rachel Shirley

Project Manager
Breast Cancer Foundation National Register

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Cathy Head

Midland Data Manager
Breast Cancer Foundation National Register

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Kate McFadyen

Research Data Support
Breast Cancer Foundation National Register

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Jane Burnett

Administrative Assistant

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