Books that Corin Merrick contributed to:
He uri a Corin Merrick nō Ngāti Whare, nō Waikato, nō Ngāti Maniapoto, me Ngāti Raukawa. He mokopuna nō te Kōhanga Reo, he raukura nō te Kura Kaupapa Māori, he Ika-a-Whiro nō Te Panekiretanga o te Reo. He rōia tūtahi, he kaitohutohu anō hoki ia mō ngā kaupapa maha. E mahi ana i te Kōti ā-whānau hei rōia mō ngā tamariki, hei rōia whakamahiri anō hoki. He māngai ia mō ngā rangatahi ki te Kōti taiohi.
I te tau 2019 i whakaputaina e Corin rāua ko Alana Thomas te pukapuka, Kia Kākano Rua Te Ture - A te reo Māori Handbook for the Law. Kei te tonga o Tāmaki Makaurau a Corin rātou ko āna tamariki, ko tana hoa rangatira - he rōia anō hoki ia - e hāpai ana i ngā kaupapa o tō rātou hapori.
Corin Merrick is of Ngāti Whare, Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto, and Ngāti Raukawa descent. She is a graduate of Kōhanga Reo, Kura Kaupapa Māori and Te Panekiretanga o te Reo, The Institute of Excellence in the Māori Language. She is a Barrister Sole and holds a number of advisory roles on various kaupapa. Corin works in the Family Court as Counsel for child and as Counsel to assist the Court. She is also a Youth Advocate in the Youth Court.
In 2019 she co-authored with Alana Thomas, Kia Kākano Rua Te Ture - A te reo Māori Handbook for the Law, a book to help lawyers and law students understand Māori language and culture in the context of New Zealand law. She lives in South Auckland with her children and husband, who is also a barrister, and is actively involved in her local community.