It is amazing what happens when a community takes on that "can-do" attitude. Over a hundred locals turned out to support a new project called "Cans on Kiwi Esplanade" - part of The Spirit of Christmas project which kicks into full gear just before Christmas Eve.
Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Hine, Mapuche (Chile)
Born and raised in South Auckland, Tepara has been a part of Māori Television’s newsroom for over a decade now. Educated at the former Ngā Tapuwae College, she returned to Te Kura Māori o Ngā Tapuwae as a Kaiako Rūmaki Reo after gaining her Bachelor of Education in 1999 from the University of Auckland.
As Associate Digital Producer, Tepara is part of the team encouraging Māori Television viewers to stay connected wherever they are in the world. Tepara loves the interactive nature of social media and the ability it gives viewers the chance to get in touch with Māori Television when important events happen in their community.
If you have a story to share with her, email firstname.lastname@example.org