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Ko Brooke ahau
Brooke (Ngāiterangi, Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Mākino) holds degrees in Defence Studies, Health Sciences (Paramedicine) and is currently in the 4th year of a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Otago.
Brooke has a background in emergency services, as a Paramedic with St John Ambulance Western Australia. She has most recently conducted an equity research project with Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori examining education policy and its impact on Māori.
Her mahi at Hāpai te Hauora includes strategic policy planning with a focus on tobacco control, media and submission writing.