Member of the Academic Board
Ministerial representative appointment term expires: 31 May 2020 (extended due to COVID-19)
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.
Council member: Mrs Tuihana Pook
Qualifications: QSM, DipT
Iwi: Te Whānau-ā-Apanui