Rangahau rōpū: In his own words, by Jeremy

Kia ora koutouKo Horouta te WakaKo Maungahaumi te MaungaKo Mangatu te MaraeKo Ngaariki Kaiputahi te IwiKo Peneha rāua ko Brown ngā ingoa whānau nō Te Tairāwhiti, nō reira,He uri ahau nō Ngāti Porou, Ngāi Tūhoe hoki.Mauri ora!!Kia ora, my name is Jeremy Tumoana. I am 48 years old this year and am very grateful for … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū: In his own words, by Jeremy

Rangahau rōpū: Yet another superstar, meet Dave

Dave Burnside was born in Pukekohe to English and Scottish parents. He grew up on the North Shore in Auckland. He has a lived experience of mental distress, addiction and incarceration, spending 37 years in the chaos of addiction and offending. Today Dave is a proud father, with a passion for art, music and the … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū: Yet another superstar, meet Dave

Rangahau rōpū: Meet Jess, our star researcher

Jess was born in Wellington and is of Polish and English descent. She has her own experience of both incarceration and addiction. After leaving prison at the age of 29 years, Jess embarked on studying a degree in Criminology at the University of Auckland. Today Jess celebrates 9.5 years clean and graduated with her degree … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū: Meet Jess, our star researcher