Laura O’Connell Rapira

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Laura O'Connell Rapira (Te Ātiawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Whakaue) is the Director of ActionStation, an independent, crowdfunded community campaigning organisation representing over 180,000 New Zealanders acting together to create what we cannot achieve on our own: a society, economy and democracy that serves everyday people and Papatūānuku (Earth Mother). She is also the Co-Founder of RockEnrol, a volunteer-powered organisation dedicated to activating the political power of young people.

Laura is passionate about unleashing the power of the crowd through digital and community organising, effective collaboration, values-based storytelling and creative campaigning.