Stephanie Blair

Invercargill/Awarua

Representing Ngai Tahu

Social Sciences/Te Reo Maori language teacher

Former service of four years as an Honorary Fisheries Officer covering Te Akau Tai Toka (Catlins Coastline) Tangata Tiaki for and on behalf of Te Runanga o Awarua for the last twelve years. Involved in Mahinga kai forums around cultural practices along with environmental initiatives.

“I believe we all have a responsibility to our Tupuna and the generations yet to come, to be kaitiakai for the marine environment using the management tools available. I am humbled to sit on this forum on behalf of my Whanau, Hapu and Iwi.”

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