Hannah Buchanan

Tribal affiliation: Te Atiawa, Taranaki

Hannah was first elected a Trustee in 2015 and re-elected in 2018. Hannah lives in Wellington and has a background in education (teaching, policy, and language curriculum development), public service (policy, strategy, management and leadership roles) and management consulting – particularly to government agencies and with a focus on Māori development programmes, or short term strategic advisory assignments.   

Hannah holds a Master of Arts with Distinction (Linguistics), a Bachelor of Arts (Literature and Education), and a Diploma of Teaching (Secondary).  In 2019, Hannah was a student of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga at Te Wānanga o Raukawa in Ōtaki.  She is a member of the waka rōpū at Te Wharewaka o Pōneke.  Her other interests include whānau and whakapapa, health and wellbeing, and the arts.

Director and Trustee Roles:
  • Capital Hill, Director
  • Te Aro Consulting, Consultant
  • Wellington Tenths Trust, Trustee