New Administrator: Introducing Monoa Taepa to ECS
07 Nov 2017 - 10:49:26 in ResearchTēnā koutou katoa Ko Te Arawa, ko Te Ātiawa, ko Ngāti Kahungunu, ko Kōtarani, ko Ngāti Whātua, ko Te Rarawa, ko Te Ātihaunui a Pāpārangi ōku iwi Ko Hōhepa Taepa, ko Laura Black, ko Aperahama Paraone Kena, ko Meri Mare, ko Keita Te Hira ōku tūpuna Ko Hōhepa rāua ko Makere ōku mātua Ko Aperahama Hōhepa tōku tungāne Ko Kuraimonoa Taepa tōku ingoa Born in? Ōtaki. Lived in? Ōtaki, Peka Peka, Waikanae, Timberlea, Kohimarama, Sandringham, Manurewa, Papatoetoe, Wellington. First job? Chicken, liver and giblet packer at Golden Coast Poultry in Te Horo. Position at VUW? Administrator. Where can people find you at VUW? CO343. Why Wellington? Close to whānau. Favourite movies? This Way of Life, Peaceful Warrior, Avatar, Inside Out. Favourite musicians? Maisey Rika and Kenny Dale. Favourite foods? Mum’s: tītī (mutton bird) with watercress, kumara and pumpkin; lambs fry and bacon with mashed potato and veges. Affirmation to live by? “All is well in my world” (Louise Hay).