Coat of Arms of the Cook Islands

 

Photo: Mr. Teina BishopMrs. Ngai Ngatara TUPA

  • Member for Takuvaine-Tutakimoa Rarotonga
    Member of the DEMOCRATIC PARTY
    DOB:   24th April 1936
    POB:    Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Parliamentary Services:

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

Committee Services:

Committee Member for Select Committee for:

·          Education & Science SC;

·          Land, Local Government, and Cultural Affairs;

·          Labour SC.

Service Information:

CI Child Welfare President twenty years; Rarotonga Girl Guides Commissioner three years; Member fo the Parole Board three years; Member of the Rarotonga Environment Authority.

Mama Ngai and her husband own and operate a very successful family business, a village shop since 1974.

Community Service:

President of the Takuvaine Sports and Cultural Association five years; Kumiti Oire Vaka Te- Au-O-Tonga. Mama Ngai and her husband Papa Tupa sponsor many church, youth, sports and community activities and programs in Takuvaine and Tutakimoa.

Education:

Attended  St. Joseph Catholic Primary School.

Personal:

Mama Ngai is married to Tupa Urirau Tupa and they have 11 children of their own plus six feeding children. They have many grandchildren.