Phillis Meti is a golf professional and a 3-time World Long Drive champion. In 2006 she became the first New Zealander, and youngest ever, to win the World Long Drive championship.
When I first read an online bio for Dr Erica Newman it stated her whakapapa as Māori, and then in brackets, ‘iwi unknown’. It has to be one of the most powerful, yet painful, identifiers I have ever read.
Hiria Cameron and Kat Poi are sisters. The pair both work in racial equity education, building people’s skill, capacity and knowledge to engage, sustain and deepen conversation about race.