Ko Taupiri te Maunga
Ko Waikato te Awa
Ko Waikato te Iwi
He Piko he taniwha, he piko he taniwha
Rangi is the Waikato-Tainui appointment to the Waikato River Authority.
She grew up by and on the Waikato River. She spent the early part of her life learning at the feet of her nannies, and then later was mentored by people like Carmen Kirkwood and her kaumaatua into the environmental space. Rangi spent many years at Huakina Development Trust working for the health and wellbeing of the environment and the whanau of Te Puuaha ki Manuka. In recent times she has been working as part of the Waikato-Tainui teams.
Rangi was a Waikato-Tainui appointment to the Guardians Establishment Committee which implemented the process for the development of Te Ture Whaimana – Vision & Strategy for the Waikato River.
She continues to work for the health and wellbeing of the environment.