Member of the Academic Board

Ministerial representative
Appointment term expires: 30 April 2025

Mrs Pook has been involved with education for many years with a focus on Māori, te reo Māori, and supporting her local community. She is the Tumuaki (Principal) of Te Kura Mana Māori o Whangaparaoa and is committed to creating opportunities for students’ future career pathways.

Mrs Pook was awarded a QSM in 2012 for services to Māori education and the community.

Mrs Pook was appointed by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister on 26 July 2013 as a member of Te Mana Whakahaere o Awanuiārangi.

Mrs Tuihana Pook (pictured)

Mrs Tuihana Pook (pictured)

Council member: Mrs Tuihana Pook

Qualifications: QSM, DipT

Iwi: Te Whānau-ā-Apanui