Ko Te Arawa ōku waka
Ko Ngāti Porou, Ngāi te Rangi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa me Ngāi Tahu ōku iwi
Lise has lived in Thames for 6 years after moving from Auckland. Her Iwi are Ngati Porou, Ngati te Rangi, Ngati Tahu and Ngati Tuwharetoa. She has spent 20 years working within the Māori Television Industry as a Camera Operator/Director. She has a keen interest in documentary making and is excited about bringing her skills into the heritage sector specifically working with taonga Maori. She is a creative thinker and is interested in helping to shape how researchers and the community interact with The Treasury collections.
This quote was the opening statement of The Coromandel Heritage Trust’s successful 2013 application to Lottery Environment & Heritage which was the final enabler of the Archive build. Daring to dream is what has created the Archive we see today at The Treasury.