Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngā Puhi and Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga
Jacqueline, 26, is currently a researcher at Ngā Wai a Te Tūi Māori and Indigenous Research Centre, and lecturer at the School of Architecture in Landscape Architecture at Unitec Institute of Technology.
Jacqueline is also an appointed member and independent specialist for the Urban Development and Planning Committee at Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities (Housing New Zealand), a member on the Expert Advisory Panel for Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission supporting Open Government and has also been involved with the National Science Challenge – building better homes towns and cities Māori housing research.
Key research interests focusing on building better homes towns and communities, Māori housing, mobilizing rangatahi and Māori voices, transformative policies, improving architecture and urban planning.
Jacqueline is heading to the United Kingdom to pursue a Master of Philosophy in Planning, Growth and Regeneration in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge.