Education profile: Tracey McKay

Posted on 21 June 2021

Education profile: Tracey McKay

Tracey McKay is one of 23 Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō members awarded an Education Grant for the 2021 academic year.

 

Kia ora koutou Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō whānau.

Ko Danny Ryland rāua ko Rora Kingi ōku matua.

Ko Eddie McGregor rāua ko Lucy Kingi ōku tipuna ki te taha o tōku mama.

Ko Tracey McKay tōku ingoa.

No Horowhenua ahau ināianei e noho ana ahau ki Tāmaki Makaurau.

No reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou katoa

 

My goal is to combine my marketing business experience, and knowledge of te ao Māori to help Māori businesses prosper and thrive. I have worked in marketing management since graduating with a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University in the late 1990s. I am currently completing a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Māori Knowledge, extramurally through Massey University.

I am grateful for the support I am receiving from Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō to achieve my dream to be fluent in te reo Māori.

Arohanui,

Tracey McKay

 

Pictured above, Tracey with her parents.

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