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Jeanie Hughes


Tribal Affiliation: Te Atiawa, Taranaki.

Born and raised at Waiwhetu, Jeanie is the youngest child of four children and the only daughter of Manu and Jean Taumanu.

Jeanie has been a Trustee on the Wellington Tenths Trust and the Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust since 2006. Her motivation for being a Trustee is “is it right for our owners?” as being a Trustee is a huge commitment and a lot of responsibility. Jeanie was raised to be honest, with principles, and will help anyone if asked and if warranted. She is retired, a mother to one daughter, and nanny to six mokopuna. She enjoys golf and belongs to Cambridge Golf Club, loves music and her whanau.

Director and Trustee Roles:
  • Haukawakawa Limited Partnership, Director
  • Metlifecare Palmerston North Limited, Director
  • Ngahuru Charitable Trust, Trustee
  • Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust, Trustee
  • Wellington Tenths Trust Corporate Trustee Limited, Director
  • Wellington Tenths Trust, Trustee