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.
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.
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.
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.
Married to Paula nee Sherwin with 4 children.