Tuhi-Ao Bailey a kaitiaki dedicated to our Taiao. She is a passionate climate change champion and gardener of indigenous planting practices.
Tina Ngata has spent her life showing up for justice. Working in advocacy for Indigenous peoples and Papatūānuku, her passion led her to become an active researcher, mahi that works in research while also committing to being an active part of the solution.
The pair have spent their entire lives working to protect and preserve the ocean. Whether it be through waka ama, navigation, teaching, governance or policy change, they are working to have an everlasting positive effect on their tūpuna moana, the Waitematā.