Member of the Stakeholders Board; Health and Safety Kōmiti; and the Projects Team
Ministerial representative appointment term expires: 31 May 2020 (extended due to COVID-19)
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.
Council member: Mr Charlie Tawhiao
Qualifications: MBA (Massey)
Iwi: Ngāi Te Rangi