This third edition would have not been made possible without the leadership and vision of those involved in the previous two editions (names of these legends are listed in the Bibliography).
The leadership of many have served collectively in the creation of this third edition. Ara Taiohi would like to honour and thank the following people:
- James M J Makowharemaihihi (Uri o Te iwi Morehu; Atihaunui-a-Paparangi, Ngati Apa-Rangitikei; Ngā Rauru-ki-Tahi;
Ngati Pakakohi/Tangahoe; Ngati Ruanui/Ngā Ruahinerangi; Taranaki/Te Atiawa; Ngati Hauiti-Rangitikei;
Ngati Whitikaupeka; Ngati Rangi-Ruapehu; Ngati Tuwharetoa;
Ngati Mahuta/Waikato/Ngati Whawhakia/Ngati Ngaungau), Kaumatua Ara Taiohi
- Chuck Ngaira (Te Atitanga a Hauiti), Kowhaiwhai designer
- Hakahaka Hona (Mataatua, Turanga Moana), Te Reo Māori Translator and Consultant – Aotahi Media Ltd
- Dr Elizabeth Kerekere (Whānau a Kai, Ngāti Oneone, Te Aitanga a Māhaki, Rongowhakaata, Ngāi Tāmanuhiri), creator of the Kete Kupenga framework
- Helen McLaren, Code of Ethics designer, Erupt Design
- Mathew Alexander, photographer, Canned Media
- Mixit, Reconnect Family Services, Shore Junction and Zeal Wellington who provided photo opportunities of kaimahi and taiohi
- Tangata Whenua rōpū, Youth Work Online rōpū, Young People Working with Young People rōpū and the Taiohi rōpū (names of the members from each rōpū in the Bibliography)
- Insights contributors
- Voices and whakaaro from youth workers, wider whānau in the youth sector and Korowai Tupu members across Aotearoa.
Lastly, a special acknowledgement in the generous and passionate leadership through service by Jane Zintl, Nikki Hurst, Rod Baxter and Simon Mareko to complete this incredible resource for Youth Work in Aotearoa.
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