Ngapuhi, Ngati Porou, Tainui, Ngati Pukenga descent.
Rāwiri is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, Tainui, Ngāti Pūkenga descent. Rawiri has been the Kaumātua since 2003. He has extensive experience in the Child and Youth Mental Health field. Under the guidance of our Kaumātua the Werry Workforce Whāraurau Team is able to ensure all projects embrace principles and values of the Tiriti ō Waitangi and Whānau Ora, to maintain strong alignment with Māori Models of Care.