Te Pio Kawe
Kaiarataki; Te Hihiri - Strategic Advisor; Māori
Tel: +64 7 571 5627
Bachelor of Business Studies (Property Management and Development), Massey University
Chairman, Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Ranginui Settlement Trust
Board Member, Tauranga Moana Māori Trust Board
Member, Ngā Aho Māori Design Professionals
Trustee, Ngāti Ranginui Fisheries Trust
Director, Ngāti Ranginui Iwi Housing Development TrustCompany
Trustee, Reweti and Te Pere Whānau Trust
Ngāti Rereahu / NgātiNgati Maniapoto
Te Pio joined Boffa Miskell in 2002 to work on the 50 Year Western Bay of Plenty Sub-regional Growth Strategy more commonly called “SmartGrowth” and became a permanent team member in 2003.
Born and raised in Tauranga Moana, Te Pio has strong Iwi affiliations to Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Maniapoto through his mother and Ngāpuhi on his father’s side. His skills and experience have been gained by working on whanau and hapu development projects specialising in Māori community housing (papakāinga) and hapū management plans.
Strongly committed to the participation, development and achievement of team protocols, objectives and goals and his excellent communication skills reaches a wide variety of audiences.
Te Pio has a passion for working with Māori organisations to enhance their aspirations to develop and protect their land and other resources, engagement and relationships with Local and Regional Authorities and other Government Agencies.