Tina has held several senior management positions in government and is currently self-employed providing management services to Māori entities. Tina has a particular interest in Māori land development and has established several agribusiness initiatives in dairy farming and kiwifruit. She is an experienced governor and has been actively involved in dispute resolution. Tina is a member of the Institute of Directors and holds many other leadership and directorship roles. Tina was born in Rotorua and has four children and five mokopuna.