Ataria Te Noa Rose Orbell-Mackie

Ataria Te Noa Rose Orbell-Mackie

Date of Birth

 2nd of February 2002

Where do you currently live?


Iwi/Hapu/Other Nationalities

Ngapuhi Ngati Wai Ngai Tahu Ngati Raheri
Pakeha Irish Scottish Native American

Favourite childhood memory

Being up north with my family and spending quality time together

What are some of you hobbies and why?

Doing Makeup and Art because it let's you be creative Taking photos and editing videos because you get to capture the little things and big things in life

Who is someone you look up to?

My Nan

Describe Mana Wahine in three words

Proud, Humble and Fierce

What does knowing who you are, where you come from and who you are connected to mean to you?

To me it means that every whanau is different and that we all have good strengths and we have stuff to improve on

What does leadership mean to you?

A person that has a vision to better themselves/others but also knows how to lead people in a nice and humble way

What are your future dreams and aspirations?

One of my biggest dreams is to be a successful makeup artist, as for aspirations I want to complete stuff that I've started or stuff that I've always wanted to do

If you could have dinner with anyone, celebrity, whānau living or deceased who would it be and why?

It would be Kylie Jenner because I could ask how and what motivated her to work hard and be successful

What is your favourite thing about being in Urutapu so far?

One of the things that I like about Urban is that we get the opportunity to learn about our Tupuna and their way of life back in the days and what makes it better is that not that many people know about it

Do you have any advice for other aspiring, young rangatahi?

If your to scared to try something new and out of your comfort zone just give it a go