Tereapii Maki KAVANA

MEMBER FOR ARUTANGA-REUREU-NIKAUPARA [AITUTAKI]

Member of the COOK ISLANDS PARTY
DOB: 18 January, 1963
POB: Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Nationality: Cook Islands

Arutanga/Reureu/Nikaupara 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 the 2018, general election.

MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS :

Assistant Minister to Hon. Patrick Arioka for:

  • Cook Islands Tourism Corporation.

COMMITTEE SERVICES:

Served as a Member of the following Select Committee:

  • Agriculture Committee
  • Bills Committee
  • Privileges Committee
  • Crimes.

PUBLIC SERVICE INFORMATION:

Served in the banking field. Bank officer for the Post Office and Acting Manager for the Cook Islands Savings Bank and later cashier/lending officer for the Bank of the Cook Islands.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Very active in supporting his village of Arutanga. He holds the position of Assistant Head Elder and Assistant Church Treasurer for his Arutanga Seventh-day Adventist church.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION:

Primary School – Vaitau School (1969-1976).

Secondary School – Araura College (1977-1982).

TRADITIONAL TITLE (TAO’ANGA MATAKEINANGA):

No traditional title.

PERSONAL :

Married to Teauparetea nee Maramatoa with 3 children.