Tribal Affiliations: Ngāruahine, Ngāti Ruanui, Te Ātiawa, Taranaki Iwi
Proudly Taranaki born and bred, Paula lives in Hawera. Her qualifications and
Business and Property Management
– Advisory and Responsible Trustee, Company Director, Administrator
– Tertiary, Business Tutor at Taranaki Polytechnic
– Secondary, Head of Business Studies Department (Accounting, Economics,
Financial Literacy), Careers Advisor.
These skills are relevant to her work as a Trustee, Member of the Audit & Risk
Committee and Director of Baxters Ltd.
In the community Paula has volunteered as a Teacher Aide, Budget Advisor and
Auditor. She has also served as a Coach, Manager and Administrator for multiple
sporting codes. Paula attends hui for various Iwi and Hapū Entities and supports her
local Marae and Kaupapa Māori. She has a strong interest in whakapapa research
and relishes spending time with her whānau.