Hon. Tereapii PIHO
Member for Manihiki
Member of the DEMOCRATIC PARTY
DOB: 25th August 1960
POB: Rakahanga, Cook Islands
First elected as a Member of the Parliament of the Cook Islands on the 26th September, 2006 Snap Election.
Current Ministerial Portfolio (2009-2010) includes:
• Internal Affairs
• Youth, Sports and Recreation
• Non-Government Organisation
Associate Minister for Tourism, Immigration, Foreign Affairs, Culture and Marines (2006-2009).
Chairman for the following Select Committees:
· Commerce 2007;
· Education and Science 2007.
Member of these Select Committees:
· Finance and Public Expenditure;
· Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade.
Businessman, family business.
Visits, Conferences and Delegations:
Council of Ministers for Tourism meeting, Nukualofa, Tonga - June 2006
Board Member for Business Trade & Investment Board; Director of A & M Pearls Ltd;
Director of Mataroa Shipping & Trading Ltd.
Education in New Zealand where Mr Piho gained NZ School Certificate; NZ Sixth Form Certificate and NZIM Management Diploma.
Mr. Tereapii Piho was born on Rakahanga, on 25th August 1960. He is married to Mehau (nee Charlie) and they have four (4) children - Desmond (son), Puapii (son), Gerald (son), and Ana (daughter).