Maraika Rose Lidgard
Maraika Rose holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Arts conjoint degree as well as a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland. She made history when she was the first wahine awarded the Māori Business Student of the Year award in 2020 at the University of Auckland.
Maraika Rose is extremely honored to be a part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Leadership Network and aspires to use the platform to advocate for Māori, minority groups, and rangatahi. Maraika Rose currently works in the property development sector for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa, who pride themselves on developing work that is underpinned by ngā mātapono of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.