Druis Kapu Barrett
Iwi and Hapū: Druis is of Ngati
Whatua-Ngapuhi descent and her hapū are Uriroroi and Mahurehure.
National: She brings humble
skills to the Tūhono Trust as a previous Commissioner for two Commissions;
Training and Employment, and the Gisborne Cervical Screening Cases; was a
former National President of the Māori Women’s Welfare League; Trustee of Te
Kohanga National Trust Board; and sits on many National Government health and
Is passionate and
committed to promoting and setting tūturu policy for Maori and for the
well-being and development of whānau, hapū and iwi.
‘Me kotahi te
whakaaro ka mama noiho ngā mea katoa’.
If we are of one
mind everything would be easy for us all.