Te Taiawatea Moko-Mead, Tai Moana / Senior Policy Advisor

Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou, Waikato, Tūhourangi

Te Taiawatea is a Tai Moana (Senior Policy Analyst) at Te Ohu Kaimoana.  She is passionate about supporting the aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi in sustainable environmental management and development. She joined Te Ohu Kaimoana in April 2019 and works primarily on fisheries policy and management.

Prior to joining Te Ohu Kaimoana, Te Taiawatea worked at the Environmental Protection Authority in Māori Policy and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Oceania Regional Office as the Pacific Ocean Summit Officer.

Te Taiawatea holds a Masters Degree in Conservation Biology (Victoria University of Wellington and University of New South Wales), and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Marine Biology (Victoria University of Wellington).

The
Management
Team

Dion Tuuta
Dion TuutaTe Mātārae/Chief Executive
Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Taranaki Tuturu
Dianne Brown
Dianne BrownKūrae Wai/Manager Te Wai Māori Trust
Ngāti Porou
Kim Drummond
Kim DrummondKūrae Moana/Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy Manager
Desiree Reynolds
Desiree ReynoldsKūrae Tohutohu/Financial
Ngāti Maahanga-Horua, Waikato Tainui
Horiana Irwin-Easthope
Horiana Irwin-EasthopeKūrae Ture/General Counsel
Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Rakaipaaka