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Pine Rangitaupea HARRISON

Ngāti Porou / Te Aowera/Whanau a Iritekura

1991- 93 – Committee member, Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Incorporated
1994 – present – Trustee Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust
2008 – present – Trust Chairperson


Contact Details


Married to Cherry Diane Harrison for 50 years with five tamariki and eight mokopuna.


St. Stephens College 1951/1956
University of Auckland
Auckland Secondary Teachers College 1957/1960


BA Degree (Maori Studies Major)
Licensed Maori Interpreter
Institute of Directors – Certificate in Company Direction

Work History

1961 – 1968 Department of Maori Affairs – Social Worker
1969 – 1974 Alex Harvey Industries – Personnel Manager 1974 – 1977 Tasman Pulp and Paper Co. Kawerau – Training Manager
1977 – 1981 Nauru Phosphate Corporation – Personnel Manager
1981 – 1985 Nissan Manufacturing Ltd – Personnel Manager
1985 – 2006 Lion Nathan – Education Liaison Officer: Specialised in staff recruitment and selection, staff training and development and managing change in the corporates.
2007 – 2010 Contracted to Maori Womens Development Inc working as a Business Mentor in Maori secondary Schools

Community Work

1999 – 2014 Goldwater Springs Bottling Co. Kennedy Bay. Managed the development of the company supplying bottled water mainly for the Coromandel market.

Committee Activities

Member of the Kaumatua Committee of the Ngati Porou Ki Harataunga ki Mataora Runanga
1985 – 1987 was a senior delegate on the North Harbour Rugby Union chairing the Maori Rugby and Promotion and Publicity Committees.
2009 – 2014 Kaumatua representative on Te Runanga o Ngati Porou ki Hauraki.
2009 – 2014 – Member of Hauraki Maori Trust Board representing Ngati Porou ki Harataunga ki Mataora

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