UR22 Wellington Satellite // Speaker

Tui Warmenhoven

Tui Warmenhoven (Ngati Porou, Ngati Uepohatu, Te Whanau a Apanui) is a trained lawyer with an employment background in government, educational and tribal organisations. She has practised as a Solicitor and worked as a Policy Analyst, Researcher, Tutor, and Bi-Cultural Advisor. Her field of interest or expertise is models for sustainability in land use and community development with particular interest in waterways, fisheries, environmental restoration, and Māori knowledge (customary and contemporary).

From 1997-1999, Tui was appointed the Secretary of the Māori Purposes Fund Board where she worked briefly with the five Māori electorate Members of Parliament. She is presently on the national Māori advisory board to the CEO of the Department of Corrections, and is a trustee of Porou Ariki Trust, Ngati Porou’s Fisheries Board.