Ko Pirongia, Ko Rangitoto ngā maunga Ko Tainui te waka Ko Kāwhia te moana Ko Waipā, ko Waikato, ko Mangaokewa ngā awa Ko Ngāti Hikairo, ko Ngāti Maniapoto, ko Ngai Tahu ngā iwi Ko Ngāti Puhiawe, ko Te Whānau Pani, ko Ngāti Rora ngā hapū Ko Rereahu Hetet ahau Tēnā rā tātou katoa.
Rereahu works with iwi and hapū and facilitates wānanga to help tangata whenua and tangata moana make informed policy decisions. Her love for protecting and preserving Papatūānuku and her taonga began when she embarked on a two year sailing voyage around Te Moananui-ā-Kiwa, promoting sustainability and reviving traditional navigation. Rereahu is passionate about climate change and sustainability initiatives, and weaves mātauranga Māori through her work to maintain mana motuhake and kaitiakitanga.
Mehemea ka moemoeā ahau, ko ahau anake. Mehemea ka moemoeā tātou, ka taea e tātou. By Te Puea Herangi
If I dream, I dream alone. If we all dream together, we can succeed.
Rereahu has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Te Reo Māori and started working for Perception Planning in 2019. Rereahu’s expertise includes:
Traditional voyaging knowledge
Sustainability & Mātauranga Māori initiatives
Education & Rangatahi leadership mentoring
Undertaking freshwater monitoring
Developing Iwi environmental management plans
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