July 30, 2014
Cody a winner for Northland community
A Northland rangatahi has been acknowledged for the exceptional work he is doing to enhance his school and community.
Cody Makaua of Te Kura Taumata o Panguru won the Trustpower Youth Community Spirit Award, which is part of the company’s far north community awards.
Community relations manager Jess Somerville says Cody teaches his peers kapa haka and mau rakau.
He’s the student representative on the board of trustees, the male leader for the kapa haka, and a Nga Manu Korero speech competition winner.
Out of school he is a member of the Kohukohu volunteer fire brigade and male leader of the Northland Catholic Youth Group.
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