The Trustees of the St John's College Trust Board are appointed in accordance with its Trust Deed by the General Synod/Te Hinota Whanui of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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Sue is an experienced lawyer and has practised in Palmerston North since 1995. Sue sits on a number of charitable Trust Boards and currently holds the position of Deputy Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese of Wellington.

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Since 2011 Joe has worked for the New Zealand Superannuation Fund as Portfolio Manager. Prior to this Joe worked for Goldman Sachs JBWere as an Associate Director in the Investment Banking Division.

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Don Rangi joined the Board in 2016 after an extensive career working for the New Zealand Treasury.  Don is a trustee of the Anglican Church Pension Board, Chaplain to the Capital Coast District Health Board and is trustee of a number of charitable Trusts in the Upoko o te Ika region.

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Philip is Archbishop of the New Zealand Dioceses and the Bishop of Waikato and Taranaki.  Archbishop Philip is actively involved in a large number of governance roles within and associated with the Church including the Te Aute Trust Board, Waikato Board of Diocesan Schools, St Mary's School and the Bishop's Action Foundation.


Moka Ritchie is a Barrister practising in Christchurch and a part-time Lecturer in Law at the University of Canterbury.  Moka is on the Standing Committee of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch, a Trustee of Church Property Trustees and a member of the General Synod Standing Committee.  Moka previously held the role of In-house Counsel of Te Rūnanga o Ngai Tāhu.


Ms Mele Taliai

Mele Taliai is a Tongan New Zealander lawyer who is also involved in a wide range of health, legal and Pacific Island advocacy work.

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Pihopa Don is the Archbishop of Aotearoa and Bishop of Te Hui Amorangi ki Te Tairawhiti.  Archbishop Don sits on a number of governance boards within and external to the Church, including the Te Aute Trust Board.

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Kevin has a long business career in which he has fostered the creation and growth of a number of private and social enterprises.  Kevin is now involved in the governance of a number of church and community based organisations.

Maui Tangohau had a long career as a Regional Manager for the Maori Trustee and is now involved in the governance of a number of community and charitable trusts within Tairawhiti including Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti Centre of Excellence Trust and the Te Whanau A Taupara Trust, Tairawhiti Cultural Development Trust.  Maui is also presently a Trustee of the Te Aute Trust Board and Trustee of the Te Hui Amorangi Ki Te Tairawhiti Trust Board.



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