Rahia Timutimu

Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou

Rahia was born in Whakatāne and spent her early childhood being schooled at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori ā Rohe o Rūātoki.  Around the age of 10, her whānau moved to Ruatoria on the East Coast, and here she attended Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Waiū o Ngāti Porou, a place which has contributed hugely to her career in Māori journalism.  Rahia holds a Bachelor in Communications and Māori degree and enjoys covering a wide range of Māori stories including those in sports, fashion and entertainment arenas.  Rahia Timutimu is also the Te Kāea Weekend Presenter. 

If you have a story to share with Rahia, email her here: rahia.timutimu@maoritelevision.com