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Moana Wati

Moana Wati is the National Practice Manager for SHINE for Kids.

An action-orientated and solution-focused manager, Moana has a passion for leadership, government engagement and advocating for the rights of children and young people in the criminal justice system.

With 20 years of experience in Counselling and Psychological support, Moana specialises in Family Violence work and has facilitated Men Living Without Violence courses and Positive Parenting programs.

Moana has developed curriculum, trained teams and facilitated Early Intervention programs for community groups and across several school settings promoting self-esteem, building self-confidence and helping understand anger.

Moana is a strong Māori woman who has held board positions in the New Zealand community, tertiary education and budgeting services organisations.

Moana Wati

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