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Kai Komene

Communications Coordinator

Kai (Ngā Mahanga, Te Ātiawa) is an astute young communications professional with a specialty in Public Relations and Linguistics.  

 He has a diverse professional background particularly in the ICT industry as a B2B marketing intern in Australia and later as a solo marketing advisor for a design firm in Pōneke CBD.  

As Puna Kōrero (Communications Coordinator) at Tapuwae Roa, Kai aims to champion Māori in Aotearoa with deep respect to the Trust’s whakapapa to iwi and Tangaroa.  

Thus, kai brings an appreciation of reciprocity to his role within kaupapa Māori areas, looking to commit his skills to the betterment of Māori, as Māori.