Board Member
Iwi: Tuhoe, Te Arawa

Ko Panekire te maunga

Ko Waikaretaaheke te awa

Ko Waikaremoana te waikaukau o nga maatua tiipuna

Ko Haumapuhia te taniwha

Ko Ngāti Hinekura te hapuu

Ko Tūhoe te iwi

Ko Mātātua te waka

Ko te taha ki tōku whaaea...

Ko Ngongotaha te maunga

Ko Te Utuhina te awa

Ko Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe te moana

Ko Ngāti Whakaue te hapuu

Ko Te Arawa te iwi

Ko Te Arawa te waka

Ko au tēnei e tū atu nei hei kanohi ora mō rātau kua riro ki tua o te ārai.

Film Writer/Director/Actor, Kaiako - Masters in Indigenous Knowledge, Maori Governance & Leadership Trainor/ Facilitator/ Mediator, Kapa Haka Tutor/Composer, and Papakainga Trustee.

Currently involved in the third quarter of my PhD study at Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi which is the research development for a future docu-drama entitled: Browning A Nation.

My contribution to Ngā Aho Whakaari will be in strengthening the guild's Te Reo Strategy.