Waikato, Ngāti Kahu, Te Paatu
Tai is the Kūrae Ture / General Counsel at Te Ohu Kaimoana. Tai has an LLB / BA (Māori Studies and History) and an LLM (Distinction) from Victoria University of Wellington. Tai has expertise in a wide range of Māori legal issues, and has experience in commercial and trust law.
Prior to joining Te Ohu Kaimoana, Tai worked as the Chief Executive of Hineuru Iwi Trust. Tai is also a Teaching Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington and has taught the law of ethics, Māori land law and statutory interpretation as an Adjunct Lecturer at Victoria University’s law school. Tai is a graduate of Te Panekiretanga o te Reo.