emerging wāhine Māori scientist wins measurement expertise award
Shairae Taepa has walked a path like no other.
The 28-year-old wāhine toa from Wainuiomata, whose first language is te reo, has been working as a metrologist, a scientist who develops measurement systems, for the past four years.
Now, she has been named as one of two inaugural “Emerging Metrologist of the Year” as part of World Metrology Day celebrations, the other being Annalyse Ryan from Auckland.
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