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Oriini Kaipara Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Oriini Kaipara Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 58 kg
Year of Birth 1983
Nationality  New Zealand
Eye Color Dark Brown

Oriini Kaipara is a New Zealand broadcaster, journalist and translator, and interpreter of te reo Māori. In 2021, she gained worldwide attention after becoming the first person with a face tattoo to host prime-time news.

Born Name

Oriini Kaipara

Nick Name

Oriini

Oriini Kaipara as seen in a selfie that was taken in October 2020
Oriini Kaipara as seen in a selfie that was taken in October 2020 (Oriini Kaiparam / Instagram)

Age

Oriini was born in the year 1983.

Born Place

Whakatāne, New Zealand

Nationality

New Zealander

 

Education

Oriini attended Kura Kaupapa Māori, before going on to train at South Seas Film and Television School where she pursued a National Diploma in Film and Television Production. Later, she went on to study at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in 2007.

She had attained her Māori Translator’s license from Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Māori in 2017.

Occupation

TV Presenter, Journalist

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Note: Though not much is known about her personal life, she has sons named Paetawhiti and Nikau and a daughter named Ngarongokahira. She has one other child.

Oriini Kaiparam as seen in a selfie that was taken in November 2021
Oriini Kaiparam as seen in a selfie that was taken in November 2021 (Oriini Kaiparam / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Oriini has Māori and Pākehā ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • She has moko kauae face tattoo.
  • Thick eyebrows

Oriini Kaipara during a Te Karere news broadcast in August 2019
Oriini Kaipara during a Te Karere news broadcast in August 2019 (Oriini Kaiparam / Instagram)

Oriini Kaipara Facts

  1. One of the earliest posts that Oriini uploaded to her Instagram account was on January 22, 2016. It was a picture that was taken in Waimana, New Zealand.
  2. Oriini’s iwi are Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Tūwharetoa, and Ngāti Rangitihi.
  3. She started working at Newshub Live as a news anchor/journalist in May 2021.
  4. The Māori Television program Native Affairs announced that she was of Māori ancestry.
  5. In the past, Oriini had worked with TVNZ 1, Māori Television, and Mai FM.
  6. She was presented with the title of Voyager Best Māori Affairs Reporter for her work on Native Affairs in 2018.

Featured Image By Oriini Kaipara / Instagram

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