Ngāruahine, Taranaki Tūturu

Te Raurengarenga/Committee of Management

Tama is connected to Taranaki Mounga through his mother being from Ngaruahine and Taranaki Tūturu.  He has previously served on the PKW Incorporation Committee of Management as the first Associate Director and then as an elected member between 2004 and 2010.  Tama has held a number of advisory, consultancy, management and governance roles across the NZ Superannuation Fund, Waikato-Tainui (Tainui Group Holdings Limited), Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, and various Anglican and Māori education trusts. He studied law, political science, and Te Reo Māori at local and offshore institutions, and has a passion for health and wellbeing, whānau and Iwi development, and Aotearoa New Zealand generally.  He is currently a Treaty negotiator alongside his whanaunga in Mōkai Pātea.