Pauline Tangiora J.P., Q.S.O., Q.S.M., is a Maori elder from the Rongomaiwahine Tribe on the East Coast of the North Island of Aotearoa/New Zealand. She also has affiliations to many other tribes. She is a Justice of the Peace, a former President and currently Vice President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Aotearoa, the former Regional Women's Representative for the World Council for Indigenous Peoples and a former Earth Charter Commissioner. She is currently an Ambassador to the Earth Council International, an Ambassador to the 13 International Indigenous Grandmothers' Council and a member of the World Futures Council. She is a life member of the Maori Women's Welfare League and a Patroness of the Peace Foundation. She has represented Aotearoa at many international fora and was a Consultant to the International Steering Committee of the World Court Project.