Edgecumbe families in urgent need of a home will now have a place to stay through new papakainga housing from the current government's Māori housing network.
Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou
Mere McLean hails from the Mātaatua region with links to Tūhoe iwi. Working from the Rotorua district, Mere has recently returned to Te Kāea after spending two years in Whakatāne. Mere is motivated by the desire to let our people tell their stories from their perspective.
If you have any stories to share with Mere, email her here: firstname.lastname@example.org