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Gabrielle Paringatai-Lemisio

Researcher, Writer, Presenter [Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Ruahine, Ngā Rauru]

Mai Time and I AM TV host Gabrielle Paringatai-Lemisio swapped presenting in front of the camera for behind the scenes work, and developing education resources. Since leaving the screen to raise children, she has worked as a researcher and writer for TVNZ's Good Morning and Wellington production company Te Amokura Productions.   

You should fulfil your own hopes and dreams and aspirations, but knowing that that's never ever going to be enough. It has to be done with a wider whākaro for your whānau or your iwi. Gabrielle Paringatai-Lemisio, in 2017 web documentary Poi: Hopes and Dreams - Gabrielle