The Tairāwhiti is the first of four regions to launch He Poutama Rangatahi, a work ready programme designed to get young people into jobs.
Aroha joined Maori Television in 2008 as the assignment editor for Te Kaea News before moving into the sports team as a reporter ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2011 and then changing roles to a general news reporter.
She is currently based in Hawke’s Bay where she covers the wide area of Te Matau a Maui and Te Tairawhiti.
Aroha has a background in the military and is a graduate of the Auckland University of Technology.
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