Wikitoria Michalanney


Te Ātiawa, ko Ngāti Maniapoto ngā iwi
Ko Taylor Avarua Love, Ngawhakaheke Wetere ōku Mātua

Wiki was elected to the Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust in 2010. Wiki lives in Waitara, Taranaki. She is a Justice of the Peace and a Marriage Celebrant and continues to provide administrative and project management support for the Te Ātiawa Kaumātua Housing Trust and is a Trustee for Ngāti Rahiri Hapū and is a Board member for Taranaki Women’s Refuge, and is an independent appointee working with Marae Trustees on the Owae Marae redevelopment project.

Wiki is a Life Member of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, Waitara Branch Treasurer/Secretary, and in 2018 was elected President Aotea Region. She has held numerous other positions for the league, Treasurer, Area Representative, and Project Coordinator. Wiki would like to share this quote ‘The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.’

Director and Trustee Roles:

  • Baxters Limited
  • Justice of the Peace, NZ
  • Māori Women’s Welfare League, Aotea Regional Council, President
  • Oranga Tamariki Care & Protection Panel, New Plymouth
  • Taranaki Women’s Refuge – Board of Trustees
  • Te Atiawa Kaumatua Housing Trust, Admin/ Project Manager support
  • Ngati Rahiri Hapu (Land), Trustee
  • Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust, Trustee
  • Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust Audit and Risk Committee, Member