Maria Baker, (Ngapuhi, Te Rarawa)

Maori mental health nursing background, Maria’s experience in suicide prevention extends to Northland, where Kai Hapai a prevention-intervention-postvention initiative was implemented in the Far North. She was involved in NZGG Self Harm & Suicide Collaborative between mental health, emergency dept and Maori health. Most recently a member on the Health Quality Safety Commission Suicide Mortality Committee and Manager for Waka Hourua- National Maori Suicide Prevention programme.