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I whānau mai au ki Bristol
I tipu ake au ki England
Kei Kāpiti Coast aha e noho ana
Kei Oranga Tamariki ahau e mahi ana
Ko Paul tōku ingoa
I'm a Service Designer currently working with Oranga Tamariki.
Being able to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders is what motivates and drives me. I'm passionate about human-centred design; I find it challenging, rewarding and energising mahi.
Sometimes there are difficult conversations to be had, particularly in some of my more recent work at Oranga Tamariki. A big part of my role is about building relationships, advocating for community-led design, and working closely with partners to create the best possible outcome.
April 2023 - Standing alongside my project colleagues and the Minister for Children Kelvin Davis for the launch of Te Ara Mātua: a new and improved way to support whānau through early intervention to limit whānau involvement with Oranga Tamariki. Working on this iwi led project, alongside community partners and Ngāti Kahungunu is a career highlight for me. (RNZ Article)
WHO I'VE BEEN WORKING WITH
AUG 2019 -
I'm currently working with Oranga Tamariki as a Service Designer. I work in the Māori, Partnerships & Communities Group, based in Wellington.
Worked in the Design space for 6 years, first as a Business Analyst, then as a Service Designer, working on customer experience & business change projects.
JUL 2013 -
OCT 2018 -
Whilst working with Waka Kotahi, I consulted as a Service Designer for Environment Canterbury, on their on-demand public transport research project.
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