Coat of Arms of the Cook Islands

 

Photo: Mr. Teina BishopHon. Tereapii PIHO

  • Member for Manihiki
    Member of the DEMOCRATIC PARTY
    DOB:   25th August 1960
    POB:    Rakahanga, Cook Islands

Parliamentary Services:

First elected as a Member of the Parliament of the Cook Islands on the 26th September, 2006 Snap Election.

Ministerial Appointments:

Current Ministerial Portfolio (2009-2010) includes:

• Justice
• Health
• Internal Affairs
• Youth, Sports and Recreation
• Non-Government Organisation

Associate Minister for Tourism, Immigration, Foreign Affairs, Culture and Marines (2006-2009).

Committee Service:

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.

Service Information:

Businessman, family business. 

Visits, Conferences and Delegations:

Council of Ministers for Tourism meeting, Nukualofa, Tonga - June 2006

Community Services:

Board Member for Business Trade & Investment Board; Director of A & M Pearls Ltd;

Director of Mataroa Shipping & Trading Ltd.

Education:

Education in New Zealand where Mr Piho gained NZ School Certificate; NZ Sixth Form Certificate and NZIM Management Diploma.

Personal:

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).