Te tumu whakarae mō te puni kōkiri (secretary for Māori)
- Appointed September 2019.
- Previously helped promote NZ’s primary industries in the Middle East and Asia
- Led the policy unit at TPK from 2005-2012.
- Formulated the Māori economic strategy and action plan “He kai kei aku ringa”, released in 2012.
- Started career as an infantry officer in the NZ Army.
- Holds a Master of Philosophy in Defence and Strategic Studies from Massey University and a Master of Public Administration (with merit) from Victoria University.
- No Waikato-Tainui me Te Whakatōhea.
CareerMinistry of Māori Development / Te Puni Kōkiri
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