Name: Eru Rarere-Wilton
Iwi: Ngāti Maru, Ngāti Whātua, Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui
Occupation: Kaiwhakahaere (Manager) for Ngāti Whātua Orakei
Eru was our presenter for the DIY projects section on Whānau Living for Season 2. A qualified builder with over 20 years in the industry, he has run his own construction company and was even a carpentry lecturer. Eru has a strong background in kapa haka managing the group KaiHaka which have performed in front of the likes of Rihanna, the band Queen & Adam Lambert.
Eru is also a Kaiwhakahaere (Manager) for Ngāti Whātua Orakei looking after their Cultural Heritage protection and overseeing environmentally sustainable practices and eco-sourced native biodiversity.