Tribal Affiliation: Te Ātiawa
As a Trustee for the Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust, Takiri brings a passion to see whānau, hāpu and iwi development in all aspects of our lives.
With experience as a Company Director for Alpha Corporation Limited and Coastland Shoppingtown Limited. Takiri really enjoys being involved as a Ngahuru Charitable Trust Trustee, supporting social and cultural development initiatives that come under the Wellington Tenths Trust and Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust umbrella.
Takiri has been coordinator of Te Rōpū Raranga o Manaia for the past 11 years which is supported by the Ngahuru Charitable Trust. Takiri has 30 years social work experience working in the area of whānau Māori well-being including community development and working with rangatahi and tamariki care and protection.