Karli Te Aotonga, CMHRNZ - Manager Advisory Services | People Capability, Ministry of Education
Karli has iwi affiliations to Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngā Rauru and Ngāti Koata. She has over 12 years’ experience in strategic OD, HR and customer service-centered design and delivery. Karli is a Chartered Member of HRNZ (CMHRNZ), holds a Bachelor’s Degree in HRM, a master’s degree in arts (Māori and indigenous leadership) and has commenced a PhD in Māori Studies, focused on transforming HR through Māori knowledge and practices. Karli is committed to the kaupapa of transformational change and culture within all workplaces of Aotearoa that directly enhances the quality of life and wellbeing for people and place. She is māmā to two boys, Cobey and Wiremu Te Awarua, her life’s inspiration.
Karli has recently taken on a role as Manager Advisory Services | People Capability for the Ministry of Education