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Hinurewa te Hau

Board Member

Hinurewa te Hau, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Kahungunu, Maniapoto, Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa and Samoan heritage. Based in Whangarei, she is an experienced business leader and a consistent champion of effective Tiriti o Waitangi partnership and the realisation of tikanga Māori values across private sector boards, not-for-profit organisations and government. She has honed her skills in public policy, cultural tourism, small business management and local economic development.

Hinurewa was a member of the interim Establishment Board for the Creative, Cultural, Recreation and Technology (Toi Mai) Workforce Development Council. Her past governance experience includes chairing the Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) Matariki Festival Trust, as well as being the founder and director of the Matariki Cultural Foundation. Hinurewa also chairs the World Music Pan Indigenous Network, representing over 34 countries.

Previous board positions Hinurewa has held include Q Theatre Limited, and the Otamatea Pioneer and Kauri Museum based in the Kaipara. She has also recently been appointed as a director to the board of Auckland Unlimited.