Wellington lawyer Matanuku Mahuika is one of two people appointed to the board of Callaghan Innovation.
Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 1991, Mr Nahuika is a partner with Kahui Legal.
He has experience as a lawyer advising on a wide range of corporate, commercial, Treaty of Waitangi, Māori land and administrative law issues. He has experience in working with early stage and start-up businesses and has held a wide variety of directorships and governance roles.
Mr Mahuika’s tribal affiliations are Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Raukawa.