Very Rev. Jay Ruka (Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Mutunga) is the author of Huia Come Home, Dean of Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary and Director of Te Manu Hononga – Sir Paul Reeves Centre. Revisiting the early missionaries, the transformative message of the gospel and the cultural missteps of the Treaty of Waitangi, Huia Come Home invites us to reconnect with the unique story offered by the indigenous Māori lens.

Sir David Moxon (Pākehā) was the Anglican Archbishop of New Zealand from 2006 to 2013. He is passionate about Te Tiriti o Waitangi, which he sees as the moral foundation in which we built and build our nation. He played a key role in leading the Anglican Church to formally apologise to Ngati Tapu and Ngaitamarawaho of Tauranga Moana for the actions of the missionaries when they gifted the Te Papa peninsula to the Crown.

Tereora Crane - (NZ Pākeha, Cook Islands Māori) works in the Public Service as an education specialist and a facilitator of discussion both about our past and where we might be heading as a community.

He is an experienced educator and communicator, a specialist in specific areas of Pacific and New Zealand history and has been involved in Treaty education for over 20 years. Tereora utilises his storytelling abilities and knowledge to help guide New Zealanders through some of our most important national discussions.

Rev. Waiora Te Moni (Ngāti Haka, Ngāti Hine, Waitaha, Tapuika) works as a Reo Māori kaiako (instructor) and worships at Te Mīhana, The Holy Sepulchre. Waiora is honored to be a deacon in Te Amorangi o Te Tai Tokerau. Waiora loves watching basketball, eating dumplings, and enjoying her excellent monastery friends.

Lillian Murray is 5th generation Pākeha from Alba/Scotland and England; raised in Te Puke and now living in Tāmaki Makaurau. She spent four years at Te Wānanga Takiura studying Te Reo Māori. Her church is Te Mīhana Māori of the Holy Sepulchre and she enjoys her mahi with Karuwhā Trust. Lillian is hopeful that this humble course might sharpen our minds and quicken our spirits to see God's will for justice and mercy in this particular land that she loves.

Rev. Wilson Chan is of Cantonese and Hokkien descent. He is a son to migrant parents, born in the year of the Horse, and was raised in Ōtara. Wilson was a youth worker in various South Auckland contexts. Currently, he and his wife, Esther find themselves studying theology, learning te reo Māori, and raising their son, Malachi at St. John’s college, while serving as deacons for Te Pīhopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau in Tāmaki Makaurau. Wilson imagines that the dialogue of Te Tiriti enables Christians to ponder - what does participating in justice and reconciliation look like in Aotearoa?