Tribal affiliations: Te Ātiawa, Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui
Liz Mellish is the current Chairman of the Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust. She was elected a Trustee in 1994. Liz is currently a self-employed contractor and holds directorships, trusteeships and Chair roles on many boards and trusts in Aotearoa.
Liz’s vision for the Trusts is to ensure the economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes for the Trust and its owners are reached.
Liz has lived her entire life in the Wairarapa predominantly in Featherston with her husband Graham. She has three daughters and nine mokopuna. Liz interests are reading, walking, white baiting, gardening and spending time with her whānau.