Man Up Tū Tangata Aotearoa have chosen the youth, mens and womens correction facilities in Wiri as a platform to raise awareness around their rehabilitation programme for dysfunctional men.
Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Whakaue, Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao
Born and initially raised in Rotorua, her family moved to the Far North community of Te Kao when she was 8 years old. She is a graduate of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rangi Āniwaniwa and spent her first tertiary years at Auckland and Waikato universities studying Bachelors in Science and Māori.
That science background comes in handy when covering both health and court stories. She also loves covering treaty settlements as she is fascinated by the details and stories in historical accounts.
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