Karaitiana Tickell (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa)

Karaitiana lives in Ōtautahi/Christchurch with his whanau, he has a background in psychotherapy and Māori Health care. Karaitiana has extensive experience in governance and health service delivery regionally and nationally and is currently supporting various boards and groups. Karaitiana has been involved in the NGO health and disability sector for more than 20 years. Karaitiana is currently the Kaiwhakahaere of Purapura Whetu Trust.