Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Tūhourangi, Ngā Puhi
Rohario grew up in Tauranga Moana and is a proud descendant of Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Tūhourangi and Ngā Puhi with Scottish, English and French ancestry. She is a Senior Solicitor at the Ministry for the Environment and enjoys working remotely from Tauranga.
Rohario holds various Board positions including Chair of Murray Orchards based on Matakana Island, founding partner of Puru Investments and Tangata Whenua representative on Tauranga City Council’s Strategy, Finance and Risk Committee. She was also the Tumuaki Wahine of Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa, the Māori Law Society (2018 – 2020).
Rohario was appointed to the Board in July 2021 and says she is excited to join a foundation focussed on giving back to the wider community, and looks forward to bringing her knowledge and skills to the board table. In her spare time, Rohario enjoys kapa haka, wānanga reo Māori and spending time with family and friends.