Pou Tikanga

Rahui Papa

Rahui Papa is an orator, spokesperson, and recognised authority on Waikato reo and tikanga.  Rahui has a background in broadcasting and education and has served on the Waikato-Tainui Governance Group since its inception. Rahui is the negotiator for Waikato-Tainui’s outstanding Treaty claims, having previously chaired the Waikato Tainui Executive, Te Arataura, and served as a director and member of various holdings companies, ministerial committees, and national and local boards.  Rahui plays an integral role in the Iwi Leaders’ Forum, providing advice to Ministers and Crown officials on matters of national significance.