Nari is a Māmā of 2 and has 2 mokopuna. Nari has vast experience in the field of Māori development and research working as a specialist in the Māori Growth Programme at Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development and in advancement at AUT University. Her mother was a Public Health Nurse, Community Leader and Teacher and a huge influencer in Nari’s life and ambitions. It was not surprising that she returned to the health sector and aspires to add value through resource development and health promotion for whānau, hapū and iwi. She is currently enrolled in a doctoral programme with Te Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, investigating indigenous models of resilience built from a pandemic.
Tīhei mauri ora, ki te Whai Ao, ki te Ao Mārama.