Temuranga June Jackson

Ngāti Maniapoto



She was the founding chief Executive of the Manukau Urban Māori Authority (MUMA) for nineteen years before retiring in 2009. She is currently the longest-serving member of the Parole Board. She received the Queen’s Service Medal in 1995 and in June 2010 she was appointed dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her work with the Waitangi Fisheries Commission, with prisoners and urban Māori.

Biographical sources

  • Employment and the Future of Work: Harkness Employment Conference 9-10 May, 1995 Parkroyal Hotel, Wellington, N.Z. Ed. Gary Hawke. Wellington, N.Z.: Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria U, 1996.
  • "Damehood for June Jackson – and prisoners." 7 June 2010. http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/damehood-june-jackson-and-prisoners-3580895 18 Sept. 2010.

    Non-fiction

  • "Māori Unemployment." Employment and the Future of Work: Harkness Employment Conference 9-10 May, 1995 Parkroyal Hotel, Wellington, N.Z. Ed. Gary Hawke. Wellington, N.Z.: Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 1996. 164-165.
  • Papers/Presentations

  • "Imprisonment: Punishment, Rehabilitation and Community Safety – A Balancing Act Between Individual Rights Against Community Rights to Safety: What Do Our Prisons Offer? http://www.firstfound.org/vol.%201/jackson.htm 18 Sept. 2010.