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The WERA Aotearoa Charitable Trust Team



Ngaire Grace-Swainson - Youth Mentor

Ngaire is of Te Aupori and Te Ati Awa Descent.

Her family moved to Whakatane 4 years ago in the hope of giving their children a better education and lifestyle.
Her eldest daughter has severe hearing loss, the move to Whakatane was based on meeting her needs.

Ngaire has taught local hip hop classes to youth, taken up a passion of health and fitness while competing annually in a stand up paddle boarding competition, in 2018 winning a prize for most determined paddler.

Ngaire is determined to give the local youth the best support WACT has to offer.

Contact Ngaire
Call 0800 GO WERA
Email ngaire@wact.org.nz

Ngaau Ariki-Maunsell

Ngaau-Ariki Maunsell - Youth Mentor

Ngaau is of Ngati-Awa, Tuhoe and Cook Island Decent

Ngaau was born in Thames and raised in Whakatane with her four brothers. She currently resides in Whakatane with her partner of 14 years. Ngaau is a very family oriented person and has established a Florest Business for her mother who is a qualified florist and is currently assisting her brother establish his own Clothing Printing Service.

Ngaau intends on using her struggling up-bringing and life experiences as prevention to try and make a difference with our youth, by assisting in emphasizing the importance of putting goals and plans in place to benefit themselves in the future.

Contact Ngaau
Call 0800 GO WERA
Email ngaau@wact.org.nz

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