Lynne Kruse Parr
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Lynne Kruse Parr

Te Māngai Pāho

Manager, funding

  • Experience in the film and television industry for over 30 years and worked at Te Māngai Pāho for 16 years in the television and now content team.
  • Previously worked in the financial sector and became the first female senior executive.
  • Ran a farm in Paparimu, with husband Larry.
  • While at Auckland University, in the early 1970s, helped Hana Te Hemara Jackson gather signatures for the Te reo Māori petition 1972 and took part in several Ngā Tamatoa protests.
  • Holdss a BA (first class honours) in Film and English Literature.


Te Māngai Pāho
Television Funding Advisor
Jun 2005 - Dec 2021
Te Māngai Pāho
Funding Manager
Jan 2021 - Present

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