About Tama Potaka

Tama Potaka was the chief executive of Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki. Before starting this role, he worked as a senior advisor to the NZ Super Fund. He spent more than seven years as a general manager at Tainui Group Holdings in Hamilton. He played a pivotal role in many of Tainui’s developments in the city and driving results for Waikato.

Tama has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University and a Master of Laws from Columbia University.

Tama is married to Ariana and they have three children – Tiaria, Te Awarua and Aorangi.

With the right priorities and follow through, Hamilton can be the best place in New Zealand to grow up and grow old. As your MP, I’ll work tirelessly to deliver for you

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