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Jaye Pukepuke

Bros For Change

118 shortland st wainoni

Previously a member of the New Zealand Maori, New Zealand Warriors and New Zealand rugby league teams, 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 professional ​ Favourite Quote: "Its easier to build strong children, than repair a broken man" (Frederick Douglas) ":

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