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Tui Marsh

DCE Treaty Reconciliation and Takutaimoana

Te Arawhiti, the Office for Māori - Crown Relations.

Faculty: Expert contributors

Aotearoa New Zealand

First Nations Reference Group member Tui Marsh

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Tui Marsh (proudly Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou) has 20 years plus experience in the public service. She is married to Phillip, the mother of 3 and grandmother of 8. She credits her drive and resilience to having lived experience of many of the challenges facing whānau, hapū and iwi Māori. Her upbringing and the support of her whānau have been central to her success.

Her time in the public service has provided the opportunity to influence policy and service delivery at both national and regional levels, including leading the development of a purpose specific quality assurance system for Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority and seven glorious years as Regional Director, Northern Districts at Te Puni Kokiri, the Ministry for Māori Development leading a regional team of superhero’s working hard to support best outcomes for whanāu. She is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Treaty Reconciliation and Takutaimoana at Te Arawhiti, the Office for Māori – Crown Relations.

Tui is graduate of the ANZSOG Executive Masters in Public Administration programme and received the 2013 cohort subject prize for Leading Public Sector Change and the Dean’s Prize for Overall Academic. She was also a member of the ANZSOG Towards Strategic Leadership 2019 cohort. She sees being a contributor to the First Nations Reference Group as important to building understanding and acceptance of indigenous ways of knowing and being.