Richard Orzecki
Chair of Māori Internet Society/Te Whānau Ipurangi Ō te Ao

As well as Chair of the Māori Internet Society, Richard Orzecki is Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Maori Council, Māori Council Deglate for Raukawa, Chair of Raukawa District Māori Council and on the Manukau School Board of Trustees.

Richard is also a Board Member of the Whanganui DHB and Mid Central DHB and Deputy Chair of Enable New Zealand. He is Alternate Trustee of the Crown Forest Rental Trust, Director of Horowhenua PHO, Chair for the Manawhenua Hauora Iwi Consortium of the Mid Central DHB and Executive member of the Federation of Māori Authorities.

The Māori word Hui has many definitions which include convention, conference, cluster, meeting, assemble, band together, flock together, function and gathering, I am sure the NetHui will allow all of the above to happen and hopefully have some fun as well.