Chris Makoare has lived for 30 years in Glen Innes. He’s been active in a parent and youth network and was trained as a community facilitator for the Tamaki Transformation Programme.
Chris takes part in Hunga Tiaki, a Maori leadership group, and was instrumental in forming Just 4 Dads, a men’s network group, and as a mentor for a young dad’s group.
However, Chris has not always been a local leader, and this is his story of change.
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