Tiaki Blake Hunia

Chairman

Tiaki is the Deputy Maori Trustee for Te Tumu Paeroa.  Tiaki's career to date has included roles as a Solicitor, Asset Manager and Director of Trusts, Companies and Iwi Authorities.  Tiaki is passionate about Maori Development and has worked across the Health, Iwi Development, Fishing, Forestry, Agribusiness and Invesment sectors. He is currently Chairman of Maori Investments Ltd, Tarawera Lands Company Ltd and a Director of Ngati Awa Group Holdings Ltd.

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa / Te Pahipoto                   Ngati Pikiao
Te Aupouri

Tamaoho Waaka Vercoe

TRUSTEE

Waaka is an original Appointee in 1981 after the land was re-vested back to the Owners. He has a wealth of experience in the Finance sector and is actively involved in Iwi Economic development with a wide range of Commercial entities in Ngati Awa.  Waaka has extensive knowledge of Te Ao Maori and is a well known Kaumatua throughout the Rohe.

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa

Nga Maihi/Te Kahupake


Anaru Rangiheuea

TRUSTEE

Anaru is the Trusts longest serving Trustee having being appointed in 1981 after the land was re-vested back to the Owners.  Anaru has actively been involved in Iwi Development with a long standing track record on a range of Social and Commercial Entities.   Anaru is well versed in Te Ao Maori and a respected Kaumatua in Te Arawa and Mataatua. 

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa/Pahipoto 

Te Arawa/Tuhourangi

Charles Ohaki Elliott

Vice chairman

Born and raised in Te Teko, Charlie has strong associations within the Community, his Marae and Hapu Te Pahipoto.  He was appointed Trustee in 1997 and brings strong leadership and direction to the Trust as well as extensive knowledge in the Commercial and Agriculture sector.  Charlie also serves on Maori Investments, Omataroa 10a Inc, Ihukatia Trust and Omataroa Rangitaiki No 2 Trust.

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa/Pahipoto

Ngaiterangi/Ngaitukairangi


Kiriwaitingi Alaena Rei

TRUSTEE

Kiriwaitingi was appointed Trustee in 2012 having previously served as the Trusts first Associate Trustee.  Kiriwaitingi was born and raised in Rotorua and has strong Whakapapa connections to Te Pahipoto. She  is currently the CEO of Maori Investments Limited and she brings legal expertise to the Trust, together with extensive knowledge of the Primary Sector including Forestry, Geothermal, Agribusiness, Property and Tourism.

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa/Te Pahipoto

Te Arawa

Eric Titi Eruera

TRUSTEE

Eric was appointed Trustee in 2014 also having previously served as an Associate Trustee.  Eric has strong associations with his Marae and Hapu Te Pahipoto.  He is an Engineer by Trade and brings to the Trust extensive knowledge of the Primary sector including Agribusiness, Project Management and Health & Safety.

 

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Awa/Te Pahipoto