Hayley Tangaroa Whatarau
First Nations & Indigenous Peoples
Michelle grew up in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada and has always had a passion for educating and inspiring through the spoken and written word. Through the years, her connection to her Indigenous heritage has only strengthened having healed her own health struggles through going back and listening to her ancestors. Michelle is currently running a Nutrition Coaching company in Taranaki, NZ with a focus on empowered eating.
Simon Cogan is a director at ACL corporate law. Simon specialises in complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution. Simon has advised many of New Zealand's largest domestic companies and multi-nationals on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues. He has acted on matters at all levels of the New Zealand courts, as well as arbitrations, the Takeovers Panel, Land Valuation Tribunal and Royal Commissions of Inquiry.