Ngāti Maniapoto/ Te Atiawa

Kia mau tonu ki tēnā; kia mau ki te kawau mārō. Whanake ake! Whanake ake!

Stick to that, the straight-flying cormorant!


I was born and raised in the humble town of Kihikihi, gateway to the mighty King Country, then moved to Otautahi to study.  In October 2011 I left  Otautahi for my OE in the UK... 10 years later I am still here.


I have been so grateful to be part of the Ngāti Rānana whānau since 2016.  I am excited to be in the role of Kaiwhakahaere Pāpāho - Media and Marketing Manager for 2021. I have worked in television in Aotearoa hosting its longest running kids TV show "What Now" and now I work in TV Production here in Rānana. 


2020 has shown us the true power, media and the internet has to connect people; and I hope going forward I can help connect our whānau back home with all the exciting mahi and experiences we hope to have here in the northern hemisphere.  

If you have any media requests please contact me.