Thomas is our current serving President and has been for the pass couple of years. HIs inclusion with badminton has been significant with pushing out badminton to the more extensive Cook Islands, having done 3 out of 15 of our remote islands and with room to expand even further.
If Thomas is not attending to badminton, you can find Thomas helping out his Mother run the local Te Kainga O Pa Taunga Mental Health Centre and clinic. Te Kainga provides health services to the wider community and delivery programs to help there client overcome Mental Health.
“The most important thing about being a leader isn’t too much about the leading, it’s more about listening to those who are around you” – wise words from our next Serve-ing Pacific winner, Thomas Mereana-Ngauru (Badminton Cook Islands President)
He was nominated for his comittment to leadership, playing an instrumental role in the development of badminton across the country.
From the management of Badminton Cook Island, congratulations and all the best for the overall staycation prize
Music credit Bensound (Caption from Badminton Oceania)