Dame Catherine Tizard


A former Mayor of Auckland and Governor General of New Zealand, Dame Catherine is Immediate past Chair of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and a Patron of many arts and community organisations. In 2017 Dame Catherine was appointed a Lifetime Trustee in recognition of her tireless efforts for the Foundation over a 10-year period. Although Dame Catherine no longer has trustee governance responsibilities on a day-to-day basis she does have an on-going association with the Foundation.