Shane has a deep spiritual connection to the West Coast as tangata whenua. He enjoys whitebaiting, walking on the Arahura Awa, connecting with pounamu and walking in the ngahere (bush) connecting with his tuakana. Shane’s role within CVNZ is as Conservation Co-ordinator located at Wadeson Island, Hokitika, setting up a whitebait habitat. He has a deep spiritual connection to this area as he lived beside the river growing up.
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