CORE's Team

Ta'ase Vaoga

Project Manager


2013 NZCiF - Fundraising Institute of NZ
2011 Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Public Policy) - Victoria University
2010 Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics) - Victoria University
2002 Certificate in Youth Work - Praxis

Contact details


P: 0800 267 301

M: 021 197 7556

Region: Canterbury

Taase Vaoga FS

Professional profile

Ta'ase has spent the last seven years using her marketing and communications skills in the area of fundraising for a range of not-for-profits which aligned with her values and passion. Prior to fundraising, she worked in a range of roles at parliament, students' associations and as a youth worker. She is an experienced consultant and senior manager who enjoys working across the big picture and mucking into get the mahi done.


Ta'ase is passionate about social issues and seeing whānau Māori and fanau Pasifika flourish. She leans on her values of whakapapa, social justice and kotahitanga to achieve her work.


  • 2018: Catapult Leadership Scholar 
  • 2017: Australian Progress Fellow

Personal statement

I am passionate about activating the potential of our communities through the work I do. I like to work in roles where I know I am helping others to achieve their goals through their mahi and ultimately supporting communities to flourish.