Tai Ahu, Kūrae Ture/General Counsel

Waikato, Ngāti Kahu, Te Paatu

Tai is the Kūrae Ture / General Counsel at Te Ohu Kaimoana. Tai has an LLB / BA (Māori Studies and History) and an LLM (Distinction) from Victoria University of Wellington. Tai has expertise in a wide range of Māori legal issues, and has experience in commercial and trust law.

Prior to joining Te Ohu Kaimoana, Tai worked as the Chief Executive of Hineuru Iwi Trust. Tai is also a Teaching Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington and has taught the law of ethics, Māori land law and statutory interpretation as an Adjunct Lecturer at Victoria University’s law school. Tai is a graduate of Te Panekiretanga o te Reo.

The
Management
Team

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