Rachel Yates

NZ Ministry for Culture and Heritage appoints Rachel Yates as new Senior Pacific Historian

Secretary for Culture and Heritage Laulu Mac Leauanae says, “we are thrilled to welcome Rachel to the Manatū Taonga whare. The role has been created to ensure that the histories of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand are documented and preserved for future generations.”

Laulu adds that a key focus of the role will be working with the Ministry for Pacific Peoples and the Pasifika community to create a comprehensive historical record of the Dawn Raids period.