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Chairman, Wairoa PHO

[Mara] did an excellent job in working with our partners in Samoa Ministry of Health and she built excellent relationships... read more >>
Project Coordinator, NZAID

Training issues were developed and completed with much depth and received with great enthusiasm. This will ensure a solid foundation for the groups’ future plans and... read more >>
Chairman, Mauke Organisation, Wellington

I have been asked to convey thanks and appreciation for all your work in arranging…the successful events of the Te Matarau Awards and Ball in October 2004. They have been grateful... read more >>
Chairman, Te Matarau Ltd

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Comments from Our Client Satisfaction Surveys

Keep up the excellent work
Ngati Ranginui Iwi Society

Very useful and skilful people – thanks..for going beyond the call of duty
Te Hauora o te Hiku o te Ika, Kaitaia

Thanks for all your support – your contribution has been superb
Chairman, Wairoa PHO

Training issues were developed and completed with much depth and received with great enthusiasm. This will ensure a solid foundation for the groups’ future plans and will benefit the whole of our community
Chairman, Mauke Organisation, Wellington

Thank you for your mahi on our behalf. We appreciate your proficient and professional development of our documents which steers a clear pathway for our delivery of services…
Chairperson, Ngati Koata no Rangitoto ki te Tonga Trust

Always a privilege and a joy to work with you
Chairman, Pacific Island Health Services, Wellington


[Mara] did an excellent job in working with our partners in Samoa Ministry of Health and she built excellent relationships
Project Coordinator, NZAID

It was a please doing business with your organisation and I look forward to working with you in the future.

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated [June 2010]

It was great to work with someone who was open and committed to producing a quality report.
Ministry of Health [July 2010]

The information collecting process and the document that was produced were of a high standard and made a positive contribution to the Department's goal of improving digital literacy and connection to communities.  I have no hesitation in recommending Kahui Tautoko Consulting to any government agency or business seeking a trusted and reliable organisation to work with.
Department of Internal Affairs [September 2010]

I am impressed by not surprised we chose you because you were proven and we were not let down.  Overall professionals and would definitely use and recommend anything they perform in the future.
He Waka Kotuia ō Araiteuru [June 2011]

Developing and maintaining working relationships and the delivery of a quality product are important aspects of contract work forthe Ministry.  We are more than satisfied with the way Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd conducted itself during this project.  We very much look forward to this working relationship continuing.
Ministry of Education [July 2011]

Kāhui Tautoko continues to grow from strength to strength with the obvious leadership of Mara.  It was a pleasure tow ork with both Careene and Cain.  The work was of an exceptional standard and they complimented each other.
He Waka Kotuia ō Araiteuru [July 2011]

Tino pai tō koutou mahi!
Mana Wahine [October 2011]

You operated so professionally and with heart.  From entering your office, the big smiles, the genuine warmth of your welcome, your knowledge, skill and experience int eh work you do, your networks, the stunning kai that accompanies those cups of tea!  You are a model to be cloned!!
Me pēhea te whakakupu i ngā whakaaro ki a koutou?  Nā koutou te whariki i whakatakoto, kia taea e tātou te tuitui hei whakarangaranga i ngā hononga pūmau.
Ministry of Education [July 2012]

Well done Team, I look forward to further mahi with you in the next phase of whānau ora project.  Was great not having to worry about the project.  We knew it was in good hands and that all deadlines would be met. Exceptional services as expected.
Te Tihi O Ruahine Whanau Ora Collective [May 2012]

Staff came through as always.  I have absolute faith in KTCL and will definintely use again.
Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora [May 2012]

Ngā mihi nui kia koe Naomi otirā kia koutou katoa o Kahui Tautoko, i māmā ai te whai i ngā mahi i runga i te tika me te pono, ā, ko tātau katoa ka whai hua mai i ngā mahi e mahia nei e tātau.  Tēnā rawa atu koutou katoa!
CEO, Te Roopu Pookai Taaniwhaniwha, Te Roopu Whakapakari Ora Trust (Te Waka Whaiora Trust) [November 2012]

Happy with the work Careene did for our collective.  Hope to utilise her skills and expertise further in 2013.
Te Poha Oranga Whanau Ora Collective [December 2012]

Excellent service.  Assisted us achieve clarity around a complex situation.  Kei te aroha me te kaha.
Chair, Jigsaw Family Services Inc [December 2012]

Comments from clients who have provided written references

"I was very impressed with the professionalism and common sense approach though always displaying respect and appreciation of our organisational tikanga/values and principles.  The final report was extremely absolute with our tikanga imbedded throughout the entire document.  Kahui Tautoko made such an impact on this process because of their prompt completion of milestones and timely submission of reports which is critical in a contract for service relationship"

CEO, Awarua Whanau Services [March 2015]

"Kahui Tautoko's work is of a very professional standard, they operate within sound ethical boundaries, meets timelines, sound business knowledge and has a desire to work within the cultural requirements of indigenous people in particular."

CEO, Best Care Whakapai Hauora [March 2015]

"As the Managing Directgor, I have had the privilege of an excellent working relationship with the Directors of Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd and their team.  I consider them to not only be professional colleagues but they posses the necessary personalities that make you feel comfortable whenever dealing with them.  Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd always meets their deadlines regardless of what is requested of them and they have always delivered high quality services to our organisation.

We have been privileged to walk our journey with Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd and know they share the same vision in developing a vibrant, successful, healthy and positive community."

Brenda Kupa, Managing Director, Central Health Ltd [November 2014]

"Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd have provided our organisation with a wide range of services over the years and we continue to utilise their services whenever the opportunity arises.  In effect, for the work that they specialise in, they are our "preferred supplier".  We have found the staff we work with to be professional and responsive, and their personal relationship style to be honest and supportive.  They are very reliabe, they have delivered quality services to our organisation and are strongly committed to the development of communities and community organisations."

Audrey Robin, CEO, Te Kupenga Hauora - Ahuriri [August 2013]

"We have worked closely with key personnel at Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd and found them to be professional and easy to work with.  They are knowledgable in key areas, particularly health promotion and consumer needs.  We have enjoyed working with Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd and their contribution to the process has been valuable.  They assess each situation and put staff at ease whilst extracting required information from the client during difficult times.  We would use the services of Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd again."

CEO, International Acccreditation New Zealand [May 2012]

"Kahui Tautko has enabled us to map out milestones and goals in our quest to becoming a quality kaupapa Maori provider.  They have been able to capture what is unique about us and translate it into a quality framework.  The professional advice Kahui Tautoko continues to provide has meant we are able to forsee emerging areas of concern and contain forseeable risks.  Our success has been directly related to the work and ongoing relationship we have with Kahui Tautoko.  Though we are situated in the Southern South Island (Dunedin) and have a number of regional choices for similar services, the benefits in working with Kahui Tautoko continue to outweigh any financial cost for their services."

General Manager, Te Roopu Tautoko ki te Tonga Inc. [2011]

"I am pleased to provide a reference for Kahui Tautoko Consulting Ltd, which the Department of Internal Affairs contracted to write a resource to assist hapu, iwi and community groups develop digital initiatives. the group provided regular milestone reports that met the Department's requirements in terms of timelines and quality. i have no hesitation in recommending Kahui Tautoko Consulting to any government agency or business seeking a trusted and reliable organisation."

Adrienne Percy Acting Manager Crown Funding and Trusts,[2010]

“We invited Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd to undertake a management and governance audit. This allowed us to get a benchmark measure of our performance and also identify areas that need attention. Not only were they able to involve and engage our staff and stakeholders exceedingly well, but they presented their final report at our strategic planning hui in a way that encouraged governance and built staff morale and commitment. I have no hesitation in recommending Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd to any other organisation that wants to deliver outstanding service”

Robyn Corrigan, General Manager, Ngati Kahu Health and Social Services, Mangonui

“I have been impressed by the level of professionalism…which combined with their significant experience within the health sector, was well received by the Department’s management and nursing staff. Their results were achieved within a short timeframe and they have worked at all times with the Department to achieve our objective”
L. Knight, Department of Corrections

“They have shown tremendous commitment to completing this assignment, at times under extreme time and contractual pressures. Their analytical skills were clearly evident, as was their capacity to think strategically and anticipate requirements…the result was a report that met all the objectives set…”
J. Royal, Ministry of Health

“We have worked with Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd for over 18 months and during this time, I have found them to be professional and excellent to work alongside. We are grass roots people and had no experience in addressing all the accountabilities of Government, so their ability to explain things in a language we could understand has been both beneficial and critical to our ongoing progress. Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd’s approach to our communities allowed us to do things our way and their respect for the fact that te reo is our first language was obvious and supported. We have been able to learn at our own pace. We have a close relationship with Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd and we intend to maintain this relationship for a long time as Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd is now part of our wider whanau”
Tangiora Tawhara, Executive Officer, Puao te Ata Tu a Tuhoe Trust

“Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd was contracted to prepare a draft of our Annual Plan from a number of base documents. The request was short notice and the timelines tight. The work was done promptly and with minimal fuss, and completed before the agreed date. We were impressed with the professional approach of Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd. The quality of the draft was excellent and conformed very well to our brief. The writing was clear, the document well organized and several useful suggestions were incorporated. I would not hesitate to use Kāhui Tautoko Consulting Ltd again should the opportunity arise”
Win Bennett, Director Planning and Funding, Capital & Coast District Health Board.

We have found the quality of the work produced by Kahui Tautoko to be of an extemely high standard. they follow instructions, and are very responsive to their clients needs. we appreciate progress reports which gives us comfort that deadlines are on track and we have found they meet such deadlines. We have found the staff of Kahui Tautoko to be professional, possess high ethical standards, reliable and honest in their approach.

Danielle Harris, Chief Executive Officer,Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated and Te Mauri o Rangitaane O Manawatu

Good references, handouts and folders great for us to keep and refer back to. All aspects [of the governance training] were good. Gave a very good understanding of what it is to be a Trustee
Governance Training Participant, Hinepukohurangi Trust, Ruatahuna