Neavin descends from the Taranaki region and many of the Taranaki iwi. Work wise, he provides Māori cultural support and advice to a range of organisations ranging from government to private through to community groups.
With a background in education, health promotion and the Treaty of Waitangi he works on projects that are designed to inspire passion in peoples’ culture. Neavin is currently a board member of New Zealand Problem Gambling Foundation.
In today’s episode we talk about revitalisation of language and culture, the value of culturally appropriate services and what Neavin is excited about for the future of the social and emotional wellbeing of Māori people.