John Tamihere

John Tamihere

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Henry Tamihere is a New Zealand media personality and former politician. He served as a Cabinet minister in the governing Labour Party from August 2002 to 3 November 2004. Tamihere was born in Auckland as the 10th of 12 children to a M ori father of Ng ti Porou, Whakatohea and Tainui descent, and a mother of Irish and Scottish descent. He is brother to convicted murderer David Tamihere. He attended St Mary's School in Avondale and St Peter's College where one of his most influential teachers was Tom Weal, Deputy leader of the Social Credit Political League 1970-1972. Tamihere gained arts and law degrees from the University of Auckland, being the first person in his family to attend university. After graduating, he became a lawyer, eventually working for the M ori Land Court and the Department of M ori Affairs. In 1991 Tamihere became the chief executive of the Waipareira Trust, which provided health and education services to M ori in the Auckland region
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136679043
  • 9786136679044