The Clerk is the Chief Executive, and the first Principal Advisor to the Speaker and Members of Parliament on parliamentary law and procedures.  The Clerk is responsible for providing specialist technical advice and professional services to support the Speaker and Members carry out their responsibilities to the House, and its Committees.  The Clerk ensures that House proceedings are properly documented, and records maintained.

YearClerkClerk Assistant
1965 – 1973John W. ScottJoseph Caffery
1974 – 1980Joseph CafferyManuela Puna
1980 – 1997Manuela PunaNga Valoa
1998 – 2012Nga ValoaTupuna Rakanui
2013 (6mths)Tupuna RakanuiHelen Maunga
2013 – 2018John TangiHelen Maunga
2018 (Aug) – 2018 (Oct)Helen Maunga (Acting)N/A
2018 (Oct) – 2019 (Jan)Tangata Vainerere (Acting)Jeannine Daniel
2019 (Jan) – 2020 (Mar)Tangata VainerereJeannine Daniel
2020 (Mar) – 2021 (Apr)Jeannine Daniel (Acting)N/A
 2021 (Apr) – PresentTangata VainerereTai Manavaroa