PDP are thrilled to welcome Troy Brockbank (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi) to our team as Pou Ārahi Māori – Māori Advisory Lead. This is a new role at PDP, with the primary purpose of developing the appropriate integration of Te Ao Māori and #Māori tikanga into PDP’s business strategy, internal practices and project work. #TeaoMāori
Troy is a civil engineer, a water practitioner, and is a board member of both Water New Zealand and Taumata Arowai, New Zealand’s new drinking water regulator. Troy was the recipient of the 2018 New Zealand Young Water Professional of the Year Award, and was the 2020 Engineering New Zealand President’s Fulton-Downer Silver medal winner.
He is passionate about Te mana o te wai – acknowledging the first right of #wai is to #wai, empowering the water industry to incorporate Māori values and perspectives into our professional capacities, bridging the Māori and engineering worlds and combining the best of both for the protection of water into the future. #temanaotewai #mauri #koautewaikotewaikoau #waiiswai