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Hayden Swann
Hayden Swann - TAIRAWHITI

Hayden Swann - TAIRAWHITI

Hayden is the Principal of Makaraka School in Gisborne. Hayden's affiliations are Ngati Porou, Ngati Konohi, Ngati Oneone, Ngai Tai, Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki.

Hayden is passionate about education and enabling our rangatahi to grow and be successful leaders for our future.

Hayden holds many Governance roles including Chairing the Mangaotane Farm Trust; Deputy Chair of Pakarae Incorporation - Whangara Farms Partnership; Chairman of the Poverty Bay Rugby Union;  Executive of the Poverty Bay A & P Assn (Agricultural and Pastoral Association); Director of Ngati Porou Whanau Forest, Ngati Porou Land Trust, Hauiti Incorporation and Mangaheia 2D Incorporation (Paroa Station), FOMA Tairawhiti Representative.

Hayden is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and holds a Bachelor of Education, Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Practice, Post Graduate Diploma in Administration and Leadership.

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Our Work Programmes

Case Study Forestry

Forestry

FOMA member says the idea of national FOMA was to collectivise Maori interests, share information, and create scale and opportunities to influence change for the betterment of members.

Case Study Horticulture

Horticulture

FOMA has had a cohort of members involved in horticulture for many years, and over 30 years the federation's interest in horticulture has increased.

Case Study Honey

Honey

Manuka's transition from firewood to a honey supply is providing a valuable commodity for Maori land block owners.

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