In the community

Elizabeth is a life-long grassroots activist, focused on kaupapa Māori and Te Tiriti issues for over 40 years, relating to health, mental health, suicide and violence prevention and youth development. Elizabeth has represented Rainbow and indigenous human rights issues, including at the United Nations in Geneva. As a leader within Rainbow and youth development sectors for over 35 years, Elizabeth has mentored over 50 youth leaders and young people.