Jaqui Ngawaka

Jaqui has more than 10 years’ experience in senior executive roles, and currently leads the overall management of post-settlement iwi authority Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust and its entities.

She is a member of the Institute of Directors and Co-Chair of Te Kotahi o Te Tauihu Charitable Trust, a newly established entity formed to achieve the collective aspirations of the eight manawhenua iwi of Te Tauihu.

Jaqui has Bachelor degrees in Arts and Teaching, and has an MBA with Distinction from Waikato University. Her whakapapa extends throughout Ngāti Maniapoto to Waikato-Tainui, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuia, Te Tairāwhiti and Ireland.