Maria Viseur

Maria ViseurManaging Director / Career Consultant

Ko Hikurangi te maunga, ko Waiapu te awa, ko Ngati Porou te iwi, ko Porourangi te tangata ko Horouta te waka

Over the years Maria has worked with a number of Government and private organisations in a number of roles. These roles have included career consultant, social worker, case manager, client service manager, a ministerial advisor and advisor of social work registration, office manager, supervisor to name a few. Maria is also the director of Te Ahua Properties Ltd, which has a number of rental properties, and Te Ahua Estate which caters for bed and breakfast stays. Margerison-McCann Team Management has assessed Maria to be very much a Creator-Innovator, who is imaginative, future-orientated, enjoys complexity, creative, likes research work; a Thruster-Organiser who organises and implements, is quick to decide, results-orientated, sets up systems and is analytical; Upholder-Maintainer who is conservative, loyal, supportive, personal values are important, strong sense of right and wrong and is work motivated based on purpose.

Qualifications include:

Diploma in Career Guidance (2011) Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Master of Arts (Applied) in Social Work with Merit (1996) and
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Education (1994) Victoria University of Wellington

  • Six Maori Language and Cultural Papers
  • Six Education Papers
  • Four Marketing Papers
  • Two Gender Related Papers
  • One Sociology Paper

Diploma in Clothing and Textile (1989) Wellington School of Fashion and Food, Wellington Polytechnic

Tikanga Marae Certificate, (2010) Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Porirua

Lead Auditor Certificate Trained in ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 Quality Management Systems, ACI Global (2003) Palmerston North

Advanced Toastmaster Bronze Certificate and winner of the Connie Hassan’s Trophy Titahi Bay Toastmaster of the Year Award (2003) Toastmasters International and Toastmasters New Zealand

New Zealand Institute in Supervisory Management Certificate (1990) (eight papers) Open Polytechnic Wellington and Wellington Polytechnic

  • Employment Relations
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intro To Operations Management
  • Management of Organisations
  • Introductions to Economics
  • Intro To Financial Services
  • Accounting for Supervisors

Professional Memberships:

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Social Work Certificate of Registration and Current Practising Certificate, (2010) Expiry 2011 Social Worker Registration Board, Wellington

Social Worker Certificate of Competency, (2010) Expiry 2015, Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, Christchurch.