Prue Kapua



Prue Kapua, Principal of Tametakapua Law, National President Māori Women’s Welfare League. Govt Work - Appointed in 2009 by the Ministry of Health to represent the interests of Maori Women in the Gisbourne Cervical Cancer Inquiry. She advised the Ministry on its treaty policy in respect of national screening programme. She is a member of the Ministry’s Kaitiaki group and is chair of the Compliance Panel of International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk substitutes in NZ. “There is a general recognition of the need to address gender diversity and I perceive there is a greater acceptance of gender diversity. All groups that are not the majority face discrimination, be they Māori, ethnic, women, LGBTQI.”