National has announced:
The National Party has selected local businessman and iwi leader Nuk Korako as its Port Hills candidate for the 2014 General Election. …
Mr Korako is of Ngai Tahu descent. He is married to Chris and is a father of four sons.
He balances the running of his own tourism consultancy with a range of community and iwi commitments.
Mr Korako currently sits on the Board of Cholmonderley Children’s Home and the Cholmonderley New Building Komiti, and sits on the Banks Peninsula Environmental Trust, Te Ihutai Ahuwhenua Trust, and the Torotoroa Trust.
His tribal commitments include the Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Board (Tribal Governance Arm) and the Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation Board (Tribal Commercial Arm).
A strong background in business, tourism, his Iwi and the environment. In fact he is a trustee of the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Environmental Trust.