Kurahaupo Te Waka, Ruatea Te Tangata, Paekowhai Te Maunga, Whangaehu Te Awa, Ngati Apa Te Iwi, Ngawairiki Te Hapu, Kauangaroa Te Marae.
I have worked across Australasia, Polynesia & Canada as a qualified social worker and teacher, I have also taught in secondary schools and been a board of trustees member.
I have previously worked with students from secondary schools and tertiary providers across New Zealand, including Wintec students.
Over the last four years, I have been living and working in the private sector across Australia, New Zealand, and Samoa with my wife and seven children
As a Kaiāwhina I can assist with creating opportunities for whakawhanaungatanga, wānanga, support around accessing pastoral and health care, small-group learning, face-to-face meetings, support with accessing and utilizing student learning services and educational workshops and help connecting students with senior tuākana students, in a mentoring setting.