Te Awa Puketapu

New Zealand
Chief M?ori adviser, Office of the Children’s Commissioner
Fellow since

Working to get the government to address inequities for tamariki and wh??nau M?ori (M?ori children and families) by genuinely meeting their responsibilities in Te Tiriti o Waitangi, addressing racism and enabling by M?ori for M?ori solutions.


Atlantic Institute

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