Poutu - the sustenance of Māori Identity. Maori Fisheries Conference - Novotel Auckland Airport, 25 March 2019
L Rangimarie Hunia

Rangimarie Hunia

Ngāti Whātua


Rangimarie Hunia was appointed the Chair of Te Ohu Kaimoana in July 2019. The first wahine Chair in the history of Te Ohu Kaimoana. In 2017 she was appointed a Chair of Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust.

In 2016, she was appointed Chief Executive of Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Whai Maia. Whai Maia is responsible for the well-being of its 5,000 tribal members and focuses on education, health, employment and environmental areas.

She played an active role as a member of the Iwi Working Group that was established to facilitate understanding and iwi decision making in response to the 11-year Review of Māori Fisheries Settlement entities. Rangimarie is also a member of Global Women and was a finalist in the Westpac Women of Influence Awards 2014.