Jesse Rihia, Tai Timu/Graduate Policy Analyst

Jesse Rihia works as a Tai Timu/Graduate Policy Analyst at Te Ohu Kaimoana. He provides policy support on fishing related issues, and the protection and enhancement of customary fishing rights. While he enjoys spending time in and around the ocean, Jesse will also be found improving his skills on the golf course outside of work. Before joining Te Ohu Kaimoana in March 2020, he completed a work program with the Tuwharetoa Fisheries Trust in his hometown of Taupō. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University of Wellington, majoring in marine biology.

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Dion Tuuta
Dion TuutaTe Mātārae/Chief Executive
Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Taranaki Tuturu
Graeme Hastilow
Graeme HastilowKūrae Wai/ Manager Te Wai Māori Trust
Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa ki Te Tonga, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Kim Drummond
Kim DrummondKūrae Moana/Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy Manager
Desiree Reynolds
Desiree ReynoldsKūrae Tohutohu/Operations Manager
Ngāti Maahanga-Horua, Waikato Tainui
Tai Ahu
Tai AhuKūrae Ture/General Counsel
Waikato, Ngāti Kahu, Te Paatu
Bede Dwyer
Bede DwyerKūrae Kōrero / Communications Manager