Pania is a lawyer and activist for Māori land rights in Aotearoa. She is passionate about te reo Māori me ōna tikanga, the environment, social justice, indigenous rights, and working to achieve constitutional transformation in Aotearoa. Her research, as part of Toituu Ihumātao, is led for and by the whānau of Makaurau Marae and Te Ahiwaru iwi.
He rōia, he kiritohe hoki a Pania mō ngā mōtika whenua Māori i Aotearoa. E ngākau nui ana ia ki te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, te taiao, ngā huatika, ngā mōtika o ngā iwi taketake, me ngā mahi hei whakatutuki i te panonitanga o te turepapa i Aotearoa. Ko ana rangahau hei wāhanga o Toituu Ihumātao, e ārahia ana mō te whānau, e te whānau hoki o te marae o Makaurau me te iwi o Te Ahiwaru.