Founder & Director of Tūāpapa Māori Language Academy & Consultancy
Ko Hikurangi te Maunga
Ko Pipiwai te Awa
Ko Tau Henare te Marae
Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua te Waka
Ko Ngati Hine te Iwi
Ko Te Orewai te Hapu
Ko Hineamaru te Tupuna
Shaquille Shortland, 26, affectionately known as Pā is the Founder and Director of Tūāpapa Māori Language Academy & Consultancy.
Pā holds many other advisory and leadership roles throughout the community, the country and the globe in his mission to re-vitalize and retain indigenous language, customs and culture.
He values inclusion, building capacity and service to others and loves being in diverse spaces.
"Whāngaingia te tangata, ahakoa te aha"
(Feed the people, no matter what) - A constant saying he lives by from his Great Grandmother Mary Reihana, 89.
Tūāpapa Māori Language Academy & Consultancy is a social enterprise which aims to build strong foundations of Te Reo, Tikanga and Culture within the local communities, workplaces and people of Aotearoa, New Zealand through innovative education and engagement.
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