Keith Ikin

Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Apakura, Ngāpuhi, Whanganui

Tāhuhu Rangapū

Kua rua tekau tau a Keith Ikin e mahi ana i ngā tūranga kaitātaki, kaiwhakahaere me te poari kaiwhakahaere i roto o ngā tari e arotahi ana ki te whanaketanga Māori. He kaitautoko kaha a ia o te whakarauoratanga o te reo Māori, he kaikōrero matatau hoki a ia o te reo Māori.

E rima tau a Matua Ikin e mahi ana mō tētahi reo irirangi Māori i te tīmatanga o tana wā mahi. Kua tū a ia hei Tumuaki Whakakapi mō te Poari Kaitiaki Māori o Maniapoto, hei Kaiwhakahaere Matua hoki o te Kura Pakihi i Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. I tū anō a ia hei Kaiwhakahaere Pūmanawa Tangata i Te Ohu Kaimoana. Ko Keith te COO i Whakaata Māori mō ngā marama e ono i mua o tana whiwhitanga i te tūnga Tāhuhu Rangapū i te 6 o Whiringa ā-rangi 2017.