Hon. Tutai TURA
MEMBER FOR MAUKE ISLAND
Member of the COOK ISLANDS PARTY
DOB: 3 October, 1949
POB: Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Nationality: Cook Islands
Mauke is an island Electorate in the Southern Group islands. Also a group of 3 islands known as Nga-Pu-Toru.
Elected to the Parliament of the Cook Islands for the first time in 2010, general election.
Re-elected 2014 and 2018, general elections.
Speaker of Parliament.
MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS :
Speaker of the House of Parliament.
A Member of the following Select Committee:
- Standing Orders Committee(Chairman)
- Immigration Committee
- Privileges Committee
- Bills Committee
- Crimes Bill Committee.
PUBLIC SERVICE INFORMATION:
A qualified and registered electrician serving the government public service first in Rarotonga then in Mauke. Former Island Secretary for Mauke before entering politics. He served in the public service for some 40 years.
Active in the community activity on Mauke. Former Member of the Mauke Island Council and Deputy Chairman of the Mauke Island Council.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION:
Primary School – Avarua School.
Secondary School – Tereora College.
Honiara Technical College, Solomon Islands and New Zealand Open Polytech, New Zealand.
Qualified registered electrician both for Australia and New Zealand.
TRADITIONAL TITLE (TAO’ANGA MATAKEINANGA):
No traditional title.
Married to Teresa nee Rouru and have grown-up children and grandchildren.