Teagan Hemopo

Peer Educator

Iwi: Ngaati Tuwharetoa / Ngaati Porou / Rongowhakaata / Te Whaanau-a-Apanui

Fun Fact: I can hold my breath underwater for 2 minutes.

Your interest in TAaR:

Creating fun and exciting environments for our Rangatahi to be themselves and discover their hobbies and passions. With the ever-changing world, it is fulfilling to impact our Rangatahi in a positive way.

Experience at TAaR :

I joined the Te Ahurei a Rangatahi crew in August of 2022 as a Peer Educator/Health Promotion as a way to connect with young people and help out in the community. I started part-time as I was finishing my business degree at The University of Waikato, as of October 2023 I am now a full-time member of the team, I continue to work in schools and run the Sisters in Arms support group.