Neavin descends from the Taranaki region and many of the Taranaki iwi. Work wise, he provides Māori cultural support and advice to a range of organisations ranging from government to private through to community groups. With a background in education, health promotion and the Treaty of Waitangi he works on projects that are designed to inspire passion in peoples’ culture.
Neavin is an avid supporter of Te Aute College and lives by the motto – Whakatangata Kia Kaha!
If asked to sum up his life, he can do this in six words – My Wife, My Kids, My Life.