Digital Indigenous has the logistical capability and experience to tailor training to specfic needs.
Digital Indigenous.Com Ltd (“Digital Indigenous”) is a consultancy company established in May 2001. We provide cutting edge training, strategic advice, project management, management and consultancy services within the health and other sectors in Aotearoa/New Zealand. We work closely with organisations that are interested in advancing Māori health and wellbeing - including: iwi; government agencies; district health boards; NGOs; Māori health providers; community organisations and private entities.
Tania Hodges RPN, BSocSci, GradDipMgmt, PGCBR, GradDip (Te Reo), MBA (Distinction)
Tania has iwi affiliations with Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Hauā, Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Tūwharetoa.
Tania is the Managing Director of Digital Indigenous.com Ltd with extensive experience in health, governance, funding, contracting, strategy, change management, Māori and Iwi relationships, and workforce, leadership and community development. She has been facilitating leadership-training programmes since 2002. Tania is also a Ministerial Appointment to the Waikato District Health Board and a Justice of the Peace.
Tania overtime has completed a number of tertiary qualifications in management, social science, business research and Te Reo Māori to compliment her Registered Psychiatric Nursing qualification (RPN). However, her greatest accomplishment is being a Mum to her four children.
She is passionate about making a positive difference and strives for excellence in everything she does.
“A social cultural conscience with a business edge.”
Grant Berghan MBA Distinction
Grant is from the Tai Tokerau region with links to Ngāpuhi, Ngātiwai and Te Rarawa iwi.
He is a self-employed consultant specialising in Māori development matter and has extensive experience in the health and labour market sectors. He has been the CEO of the Raukawa Settlement Trust, CEO of the Ngāti Kahu Social and Health Services Trust, the CEO of Hauora.com (a national Māori workforce development organisation), and a General Manager of Māori, Public Health and Mental Health at the Taranaki District Health Board.
Grant has also been the CEO of a Regional Māori Public Health organisation (Te Hau Ora o te Tai Tokerau), a National Māori Employment Commissioner, Northland Regional Manager of government work programmes, an auditor of health programmes, a Probation Officer, a Social Worker and also a freelance journalist for a Paris-based weekly newspaper.
Grant has experience in policy development and implementation, funding, advocacy, facilitation and evaluation. He was a Government appointed member to the Youth Suicide Advisory Panel, Māori Mental Health Advisory Committee and is a current member of the Māori Advisory Board to the Public Health Directorate with the Ministry of Health.