VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2012) - Tintina Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TAU)(OTCQX:TINTF) ("Tintina" or the "Company") announces that is has granted to directors, officers, employees and consultants an aggregate of 1,815,000 stock options under the Company's Stock Option Plan. The options will be exercisable for a period of 5 years, at a price of $0.50 per share.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Raj Chowdhry, C.A., Interim CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman

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Contact Information:

Tintina Resources Inc.
Raj Chowdhry, C.A.
Interim CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman
(604) 628-1162
(604) 628-1163 (FAX)
info@tintinaresources.com
Www.tintinaresources.com