Dr. Rāwiri Tinirau
Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Rangi, Ngā Rauru Kītahi, Ngā Wairiki-Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Maru
Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Rāwiri has a background in education and research. He has served on boards of numberous trusts and organisations including Deputy Chair of Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Trust and Board member of Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation; as Chair of both Rānana Marae and the Rānana Māori Committee; and as the Ngāti Hine (Rānana) hapū representative to Te Rūnanga o Tamaupoko and Te Rūnanga O Te Awa Tupua.