Terepai MAOATE

MEMBER FOR AMURI-UREIA

Member of the DEMOCRATIC PARTY

DOB: 5 December, 1961

POB: Manihiki, Cook Islands

Nationality: Cook Islands

Amuri/Ureia is one of three Electorate on the island of Aitutaki, also known as Araura or Utataki-enua.

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICES:

Elected to the Parliament of the Cook Islands for the first time in 2004, again in the 2006 snap election.
Lost in 2010 but re-elected in the 2018 general election.

MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS :

No Ministerial appointments.

COMMITTEE SERVICES:

Appointed as a Member of the following Select Committee:

  • Public Accounts Committee.

PUBLIC SERVICE INFORMATION:

A businessman owning the accommodation property, the Paradise Cove Lodge in Amuri an the Maina Traders Superstore in Arutanga.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Very active in supporting his village of Amuri in all sectors of the community.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION:

Primary School – Araura School. Secondary School – Araura College & Tereora College.

Attended Whangarei Boys College in NZ and Auckland University.

TRADITIONAL TITLE (TA’ONGA MATAKEINANGA):

No traditional title.

PERSONAL :

Married to Paula nee Sherwin with 4 children.