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As of 2008 she is the Green Party spokesperson on Conservation, Disability Issues, Education, Fisheries, Health (Assoc Alcohol & Drugs), Justice, Maori and Treaty Issues, Youth, Constitutional issues and Information Technology.
Between 1989-1991, Metiria was the Tumuaki o Te Iwi Maori Rawakore o Aotearoa and involved with Te Roopu Rawakore o Aotearoa. Metiria was a founding member of the Random Trollops performance art troupe. Like fellow Green MP Nandor Tanczos, she was a candidate for the McGillicuddy Serious Party in the 1993 election and for the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party in the 1996 election. When she was elected, Metiria left her job as a corporate lawyer for Simpson Grierson to become a Member of Parliament.