Bede Dwyer2018-08-28T03:42:14+00:00

Bede Dwyer, Tai Kōrero/Senior Communications Advisor

Bede Dwyer is the Tai Kōrero (Senior Communications Advisor) at Te Ohu Kaimoana. He is responsible for providing communications to our Mandated Iwi Organisations (MIOs), Asset Holding Companies (AHCs) such as Moana New Zealand Limited, Iwi Collective Partnership and Sealord. He is the point of contact for media enquiries and is the organiser of the annual Māori Fisheries Conference. Part of his time is also dedicated to managing communications for Te Wai Māori Trust and managing the websites and social channels for both organisations.

Bede previously worked in the communications team for the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and more recently the independent trustee organisation Te Tumu Paeroa (The Māori Trustee). He currently volunteers his time and communications expertise to the Ahuwhenua Trophy competition, Atahaia Consultancy Limited and Rotomā No 1 Incorporation.

Bede has studied in digital marketing and graphic design and is continuing his te reo Māori journey through Te Ataarangi. He has a keen interest in Māori art, tikanga Māori and te ao Māori in general.

Phone: (04) 931 9508

Cell: 021 073 9684



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