Metiria Turei (Promoting Women's Participation)

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Speaker:  Metiria Turei

Date: 20 June, 2018

Metiria Turei was a member of parliament for the Green Party Aotearoa New Zealand from 2002 to 2017 and its co-leader from 2009.  She has recently retired from politics and is now studying at the Dunedin School of Art. She has a law degree from Auckland Univeristy and spent many years as a poverty activist, fighting for the rghts of families to a decent income and quality housing. She has grown children and now lives in Dunedin, with her husband.