Jeremy Banks

Jeremy Banks
Ngāti Rārua, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kuia

Jeremy is active within his iwi and hapū organisations and holds several governance roles, including Director of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Trustee of the Ngāti Rārua Ᾱtiawa Iwi Trust and Director of Wakatū Incorporation.


He has an Honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Otago and his commercial experience includes running and growing software businesses.


Raising his daughters with Te Reo Māori as their first language was the inspiration for his Nelson-based kaupapa Māori software company which utilises technology to improve the lives of Māori through connection to identity.


Jeremy is a member of Ngā Uri and a descendant of the tūpuna determined by the Native Land Court 1892 as the original customary owners of the Nelson Tenths’ Reserves.

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