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Jaye Pukepuke

Bros For Change

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Previously a member of the New Zealand Maori, New Zealand Warriors and New Zealand rugby league teams,

About me:

Jaye Pukepuke is now the director (and founder) of the successful alternative education programme 'Bros for Change'. 

With his experiences working with young people Jaye has successfully developed a programme for helping young people labelled as problematic and dysfunctional to learn valuable skills and set realistic goals for the future. 

His other experience includes: New Zealander of the year medal recipient 2019 Founder/President of the BRO XIII Canterbury Maori Rugby League Change Agent for the Te Papori o Whakatere Incubator programme Studying Psychology as a Social Science at Massey University Nga Okawa a Tangaroa, Certificate in Customary Fishing NZQA Level 3 Chef qualification from the Auckland Hotel & Chefs Training School NZQA Sport and Recreation- NorthTech Former educator at Kaiwhakahaere YMCA Alternative Education Christchurch Education mentor Check and Connect programme Halswell Residential College Youth Worker and Coordinator - Canterbury Youth Development Programme Former NZ Warriors, NZ and NZ Maori rugby league 


Favourite Quote: "Its easier to build strong children, than repair a broken man" (Frederick Douglas) ":

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