He uri whakaheke nō ngā tātai whakapapa o Te Whānau a Te Aopare, o Te Whānau a Hinerupe hoki
Ko Ngāti Porou te iwi, - Tīhei Mauriora!
Jessikha is a Māmā of two currently completing her Graduate Diploma in Psychology and plans to specialise in community psychology. She is passionate about Māori communities realising their potential, harnessing different bodies of knowledge to enhance holistic well being and ensuring that our future generations have the tools to not only be, think and live well but to reach their potential in all aspects of life. Through her role as Policy Analyst/Writer at Hāpai she hopes to ensure that policies are responsive to community experiences and needs.
"Ko tō ngākau ki ngā taonga a o tīpuna, hei tikitiki mō tō māhunga!”