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Jeremy Tātere MacLeod | Presenter of Kōwhao Rau - Mātangi Rau

Jeremy was born and raised in Brisbane, Australia and in January 2004 he returned to New Zealand with the sole intent of learning Te Reo Māori. Jeremy has attained numerous qualifications over the years that have complimented his journey to the revitalisation of Te Reo Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu.

The retention of Te Reo Māori is a life-long passion for Jeremy. He is recognised as one of the key champions for Te Reo Māori for Ngāti Kahungunu and is supported by his kaumātua in the many roles within the region and also at national hui. Jeremy is a graduate of  ‘Te Panekiretanga’ and Masters program inTe Reo Māori. He is also a member of the elite group being groomed as karakia specialists, ensuring these skills are being fostered in the next generation.