Mr. Nandi Tuaine GLASSIE
Member for Tengatangi-Areora-Ngatiarua
Atiu, Southern Cook Islands
Member of the COOK ISLANDS PARTY
DOB: 21st May 1951
POB: Atiu, Cook Islands
Elected as a Member of the Parliament of the Cook Islands on the 26th September, 2006 Snap Election.
An Ordinary Member of Parliament.
- Education & Science Select Committee 2007
- Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade Select Committee 2007
- Law & Order Select Committee 2007
- Social Services, Health, Environment Select Committee 2007
- Media Standards Select Committee 2007
- Transport Special Select Committee 2007
- Chief of Staff, Office of the Prime Minister, Cook Islands 2005-2006
- CEO of OMIA, Cook Island Government 2001-2005
- Policy Analyst/Planner, Manukau City Council, NZ 1995-2001
- Manager Operations, Dept of Labour, NZ 1982-90
- Senior Vocational Guidance Counsellor, Dept of Labour, NZ 1982-90
- Mr Glassie held various senior positions within the NZ Public Service from 1982 until his return to the Cook Islands in 2001.
Visits, Conferences and Delegations:
Represented the Cook Islands at the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Union (APPU) Meeting in the Republic of Palau - September 2007.
Delegate to 54th CPA Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - September 2008.
Delegate to 56th CPA Conference, Nairobi, Kenya - September 2010.
- President of the Atiu/Rarotonga Community (2001-06)before entering politics
- Presidentand founder of the Atiu Community Centre in Auckland, NZ
- Founder of the Atiu Rugby Association, Auckland, NZ
- Co-founder of the Cook Islands Taokotai'anga Charitable Trust, Auckland, NZ
- Mr Glassie always supportive of all Atiu community activities and other Outer Island community programs.
- Attended Atiu Primary School then Tereora College
- Completed Secondary School at St. Stephens School, Bombay, Auckland, NZ.
- Tertiary Qualifications:
- Master of Public Policy with Honours - Massey University
- Bachelor of Arts - Auckland University
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling - Waikato University
- Graduate Diploma in Business Studies - Auckland University School of Business
Mr. Glassie lives in Rarotonga and has four sons.