Class of: 2015
School: Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Makere Mau is passionate about embracing her Maori culture. She received awards for top Level 1 Maori student, top Maori student overall and the Principal's award for outstanding effort across Year 12. She also received Merit endorsements in Geography, English and Mathematics.
"As her teacher and a dean, I found her to be a very hardworking, conscientious, respectful, loyal and faithful student. She has displayed a very high level of our school values of respect, whanaugatanga and excellence," said Year 12 Dean, Sir Edmund Hilary Collegiate, Jayati Prasad.
Outside of school Makere enjoys reading, baking and playing netball.
She would like to do a business degree at University majoring in accounting.