Since 2018 I have participated as a Mana Whenua Trustee on the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust. Where I represent Paaraawera Marae.
Working with both Iwi and Mana Whenua, and the wider Waipaa Community. To enhance the Mauri and the Mana of Maungatautari for everyone.
Being part of a strategic leadership and development team/board consisting of:
- Mana Whena,
- Community, and;
- Processing of research applications,
- Kiwi translocations and tiikanga based processes,
- Restoration and Biosecurity planning,
- Supporting researchers in field research.