Our Team

Marama Tuuta

Ko Tararua te Pae Maunga
Ko Wairarapa te Moana
Ko Ruamahanga te Awa
Ko Papawai te Marae
Ko Hikurangi te Wharenui
Ko Te Wai Pounamu te Wharekai Ko Ngati Moe ratou, ko Ngati Moretu, ko Ngati Kauihi, Ngati Hamua me Ngati Kai Paruparu nga Hapu
Ko Takitimu te Waka tapu
Ko Kahungunu te Iwi
Ko Marama Tuuta taku ingoa

  • 1990 – 1997, Principal of  Masterton East School 
  • 1997 – 2000, completed degree before Lecturing at the Wellington College of Education
  • 2000, made co-director of Te Kura o Maori at the Wellington College of Education
  • 2004 – present day,
    • President of Te Peka o Ruamahanga Maori Womens Welfare League;
    • member of the Kaumatua Council;
    • Trustee on the Wairarapa and Tamaki Nui a Rua Treaty Settlement Trust for Ngati Kahungunu, ;
    • Trustee of Papawai Urupa;
    • Ngati Kahungunu representative at Aratahi;
    • Trustee on the Board of local Maori health providers, Whaiora Whanu;
    • member of the Tangata Whaikaha, Disability Maori Sub regional Advisory Group representing Maori for the 3 DHB’s, Wairarapa District Health Board, Capital and Coast District Health Board  and the Hutt Valley District Health Board.