Tiwana Aranui, of Napier, QSM, for services to Māori and education
Tiwana Aranui has held positions with the Māori Advisory Board for the Napier City Council and the Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust. He is a kaumātua in Napier and has advocated for whanau, hapu and iwi as a kaiako and coach to the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board and Chair of the Pukemokimoki Marae. He has supported the Napier office of the Ministry of Education and has led cultural and learning development for staff and students, including overnight stays at local marae. At the Maraenui Rugby and Sports Association committee, Mr Aranui has coached children from disadvantaged backgrounds.