Danette Abraham

"I aspire to empower wāhine to become the best people they can be and then affect their whānau and communities they are a part of."

Adaptable, deliberative, relator, ideation and command

He kai kei aku ringa

There is food at the end of my hands (You already have what you need, you just need to put your hand to it).

Ko Ngai Tuhoe, Ko Nga Rauru nā iwi.

No Kōterana me Airani ōku tūpuna.

Ko Danette Abraham-Tiatia taku ingoa

Māmā and Step Māmā to 6 smart, sassy and talented kids. Married to the love of my life Matai’a Salatielu. A background in Youth Work as a volunteer for Te Hou Ora (now Te Ora Hou) as a 19 year old and have been a part of the organisation ever since –surely that was only 10 or so years ago

Cultural advocate, a Womens advocate, a People advocate, a people challenger, passionate about my culture, fascinated by other peoples culture, life long member of learning te reo me ōna tikanga.

In another life: Wanna be dancer, artist, writer, designer, chef, minimalist.

My strengths are

  • Command- I like to direct things when needed
  • Adaptability- I can respond to easily to what is needed at the time
  • Deliberative- I take care to think things through
  • Relator- I have a small circle of friends that I can trust
  • Ideation- I love thinking creatively

Other current work and interests

Te Ora Hou Ōtautahi

Training Coordinator, Team Manager
Te Ora Hou is a network of faith-based youth and community development organisations working with young people, their whanau and communties in many places across Aotearoa.

Strengths Network South Pacific

Strengths Finders coach

SCOPE New Zealand

Assessor

Various organisations

Supervisior, Facilitator

Danette Abraham

"I aspire to empower wāhine to become the best people they can be and then affect their whānau and communities they are a part of."

Adaptable, deliberative, relator, ideation and command

He kai kei aku ringa

There is food at the end of my hands (You already have what you need, you just need to put your hand to it).

Ko Ngai Tuhoe, Ko Nga Rauru nā iwi.

No Kōterana me Airani ōku tūpuna.

Ko Danette Abraham-Tiatia taku ingoa

Māmā and Step Māmā to 6 smart, sassy and talented kids. Married to the love of my life Matai’a Salatielu. A background in Youth Work as a volunteer for Te Hou Ora (now Te Ora Hou) as a 19 year old and have been a part of the organisation ever since –surely that was only 10 or so years ago

Cultural advocate, a Womens advocate, a People advocate, a people challenger, passionate about my culture, fascinated by other peoples culture, life long member of learning te reo me ōna tikanga.

In another life: Wanna be dancer, artist, writer, designer, chef, minimalist.

My strengths are

  • Command- I like to direct things when needed
  • Adaptability- I can respond to easily to what is needed at the time
  • Deliberative- I take care to think things through
  • Relator- I have a small circle of friends that I can trust
  • Ideation- I love thinking creatively

Other current work and interests

Te Ora Hou Ōtautahi

Training Coordinator, Team Manager
Te Ora Hou is a network of faith-based youth and community development organisations working with young people, their whanau and communties in many places across Aotearoa.

Strengths Network South Pacific

Strengths Finders coach

SCOPE New Zealand

Assessor

Various organisations

Supervisior, Facilitator