Our cultural identity as New Zealanders. Our Kiwi-Tanga | Ellis ‘Te Arahi’ Bryers

He toa taku tini taku toa
Ehara te toa taki tahi

Mine is not the strength of one but the strength of many.

Ellis Bryers is the director of Mihi Engagement. A business that designs and delivers training in Maori cultural awareness. Ellis’ vision is of a nation where Maori cultural practices are understood and utilised daily by both Maori and non-Maori in a way that unifies our nation and builds our cultural identity as New Zealanders. Ellis is of Nga Puhi descent and he lives in Tauranga with his wife Anne and son Te Arai.