Tribal Affiliations: Te Atiawa, Taranaki
Until recently Mark was a cultural advisor with Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development. He is a Trustee of the Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust, Wharewaka o Pōneke Charitable Trust and Pipitea Marae Charitable Trust. He is also the Chairman of Ngahuru Charitable Trust. Mark’s personal interests include whānau, sport and music.