Ms. Rachael Tuwhangai

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Rachael is a descendant of the Tainui Waka and of Ngāti Maniapoto.

She is Co-Director of MAPSS (Māori and Pasifika Support Services) which focuses on the intersection between indigenous people’s and improving social outcomes.  She is a former academic of the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education;  Education Manager of the Auckland South Corrections Facility, and a former Secondary School Teacher.

Rachael’s recent governance experience includes the Boards of Education New Zealand, The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), Manukau Institute of Technology, Voyce: Whakarongo mai, Variety Children’s Charity, Man Alive Charitable Trust, Auckland Community Law Centre and COMET Auckland.