CEO and Director, HealthWEST Aroha Hudson, ACA, MBA (Ngati Whatua, Nga Puhi) is the CEO of Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST
(Est in 1993). Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST has Māori Provider Trust Status and operates as a Not For Profit Charitable Trust.
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST provides free health, social, whānau ora and community support services especially to vulnerable communities of including Māori, Pasifika, children, young people, families and other high needs groups. Aroha has been a Board Member of Te Hononga o Tamaki Me Hoturoa, since it’s inception and is Chair, Auckland PHO and Board Member, Spectrum Care Ltd and Heart Foundation. Past governance roles include Health Research Council, Waitemata District Health Board and National Māori PHO Coalition.