Tine Ponia is the Managing Director at Asiaciti Trust Pacific Limited in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. She is also a Director of the Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority.
Tine graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and has 20 years of experience holding Legal/General Counsel roles in various firms.
Tine is a registered practitioner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Courts of the Cook Islands and New Zealand. She has also won multiple awards for her research and work in the field of law and educational scholarships.
When she’s not busy with her passion for law, Tine enjoys spending time with family and friends, being involved in community affairs and has an avid interest in health, fitness and the outdoors. Tine is of Samoan heritage. She considers raising four beautiful children aged 3 to 18 with her Cook Islands husband the most rewarding job.