Cazna has a Bachelor of Applied Management in Business Transformation and Change and has always had an entrepreneurial spirit since starting her own whānau operated business in 2002, Mokowhiti Consultancy. Cazna’s strategic approach to building a business is based on her philosophy of whanaungatanga this foundation underpins Cazna’s commitment to Māori Strategy, Innovation and Development. Cazna has lead design in leadership and in national and regional workforce development programmes to increase capability to enable transformation.
Cazna has been involved in the set up of new Māori businesses and development organisations including being a member of the establishment team for Te Pūtahitanga South Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency.
Cazna is a member of the International Coaching Federation and is currently working towards her accreditation as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and as an accredited Gallup Strengths Finder coach.