Member of the COOK ISLANDS PARTY
DOB: 4 February, 1970
POB: Mangaia, Cook Islands
Nationality: Cook Islands
Mitiaro is an island Electorate in the Southern Group islands. Also a group of 3 islands known as Nga-Pu-Toru.
Elected a Member of the Parliament of the Cook Islands for the first time in 2018.
Assistant Minister to Hon. George Angene for:
Appointed as a Member of the following Select Committee:
A trained carpenter and solar technician servicing the island. Qualified government builder for Mitiaro.
Acting Island Secretary for Mitiaro (2000-2003).
Coordinator on Mitiaro for Ministry of Infrastructure and Executive Officer for Mitiaro (2016-2018) before entering politics.
Very active in supporting the Mitiaro Island community projects. Chairperson for Mitiaro School Committee. President for Mitiaro Sports Association. A Deacon for the Mitiaro Cook Islands Christian Church.
Primary School – Mitiaro School.
Secondary School – Tereora College (Outer Islands Scholarship).
Studied extramural with the University of the South Pacific and completed Project Management study with Auckland University of Technology.
Certified Builder for government and a Building Contractor.
Married to Inangaro Tangatapoto with 1 child.