Pou ĀrahiPou Ārahi – Strategic Advisor, Māori
Taranaki te mounga
Raukawakawa te moana
Ko Te Ātiawa, ko Taranaki Iwi, ko Ngāti Ruanui, ko Ngā Ruahinerangi ngā iwi
No reira, e te iti, e te rahi, te katoa, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.
Prior to joining Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision as Pou Ārahi, Honiana Love was Senior Adviser Māori at Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage. She has over 25 years of archival experience – including working as an archivist at Archives New Zealand and Te Reo o Taranaki, and as a librarian. Honiana is passionate about connecting people with their tūpuna and taonga.
At Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, her main responsibilities as Pou Ārahi include engaging with iwi and Māori around use of the collection, and supporting the organisation to achieve its kaupapa-centred aspirations.