Maori of the Year finalists announced

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Marae Investigates has named their category finalists for Nga Toa Whakaihuwaka/Maori of the Year awards.

The winners of each category and the supreme winner will be announced on our show, Sunday 5 September 2012 (TVOne at 10pm)

ARTS

  • Michael Parekowhai, Ria Hall, Tiki Taane

BUSINESS

  • Tainui Group Holdings Ltd, Tuaropaki Trust, Mitai Maori Village

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Cherie Sweeney, Te Whanau o Ngati Rongomai, Henare OKeefe

HEALTH

  • Iron Maori, Dr Lance OSullivan, Dr Suzanne Pitama

EDUCATION

  • Kings College, Tawhirimatea & Kaa Williams, Robyn Bargh (Huia Publishers)

REO/TIKANGA

  • Charlie Te Pana, Kingi Biddle, Huirangi Waikerepuru

SCIENCE/ TECHNOLOGY/ INNOVATION

  • Dr Mike Walker, Dr Jamie Ataria, Mana Vautier

SPORT

  • Piri Weepu, Sam Sutton, Lisa Carrington

TREATY ISSUES

  • Wai 262 Claimants (Posthumous), Mark Solomon, Professor Whatarangi Winiata

Congratulations to all the finalists! Ka mau te wehi.

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