Audrey MacDonald - KŌ Kollective Trustee
Ko Tainui te waka
Ko Tararua nga pae maunga
Ko Ohau, Ko Manawatu nga awa
Ko Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Tukorehe nga iwi
Ko Audrey Macdonald toku ingoa.
Noku te honore, ki te hapai i te ara i wharikitia i mua i a tatou. Tenei, ka mihi.
I have been working with data and information for the last 15 years, in government ministries and agencies both here and in the United Kingdom. This has prepared my analytical skills to facilitate and support decision making.
I have grown up with a belief that I have a responsibility to have a say and be an ambassador for those that can't, and to be accountable and transparent about the decisions we make, to ensure they are made with integrity.
With that in mind, being asked to join Ko Kollective is also an opportunity to reconnect and strengthen the bonds that were initiated a number of years ago by Nanny Doreen, and added to over the years, throughout my university years, and in my career. I am fortunate to be able to contribute to the legacy she left, and I will be drawing on my experience and collective appreciation for all that sparkles. Kia ora Nanny.
Noku noa i tenei wa,