Member of the Stakeholders Board; Health and Safety Kōmiti; and the Projects Team

Ministerial representative
Appointment term expires: 30 April 2025

Mr Charlie Tawhiao is the Chair of both Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi Trust and the Ngāi Te Rangi Settlement Trust. He has successfully led Ngāi Te Rangi through social, economic and political change. Mr Tawhiao’s previous career was in the public service, including as Treaty Relationships Manager at the Department of Corrections, and with LINZ. He is a native speaker of Te Reo Māori and is well versed in Tikanga.

Mr Tawhiao was appointed by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister on 2 June 2016 as a member of Te Mana Whakahaere o Awanuiārangi.

Mr Charlie Tawhiao (pictured)

Mr Charlie Tawhiao (pictured)

Council member: Mr Charlie Tawhiao

Qualifications: MBA (Massey)

Iwi: Ngāi Te Rangi