He was the second Māori to become Governor-General of Aotearoa, now he’s become the first Māori in the role of NZ High Commissioner to the UK
Moe mai rā e koro.
Extra: Brexit is the hottest topic on the British political agenda, and Sir Jerry Mateparae will be leading talks for New Zealand in his role as High Commissioner to the UK.
Sir Jerry Mateparae is the NZ High Commissioner to the UK, becoming the first Māori to hold the role. He spoke exclusively to Ripeka Timutimu about his role in London, what Brexit means for Māori and what he misses most from home. Tune in to Te Karere at 3.55pm, TVNZ 1, for this report and head over to like Ripeka's page for more of her updates from the UK.
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Kia mataara, e te iwi.