Te Arawa Leader

Mr. Roger Pikia has a successful accomplishment of management and hence, Roger has designed a vital system that passes through a wide array of cultures, sectors, institutions and political spectrums. Roger Pikia is passionate regarding Aotearoa-New Zealand’s organic market and the structure of a honored and prosperous heritage for people creations not yet created.

roger pikiaRoger has effectively cross over from the cowshed to the industrial arena and has maintained the job of National Māori Strategist and Māori Agribusiness Manager with AgResearch. He has worked his own consultancy providing critical and technological advice to a variety of customers that involved Māori trusts, incorporations and industry providers. He has also suggested the Government on the Emissions Trading Scheme and has spoken for New Zealand at the United Nations Climate Change Forum across Europe.

Roger has unique passions in dairy, and sheep and beef ranches and works as a director and trustee of Māori land trusts with passions in geothermal and agriculture. He is also a participant of the Māori Economic Development Panel entrusted with creating a Māori economic development strategy and action plan of action.

Roger Pikia was until lately, the National Māori Strategist with AgResearch, operatinged at the Ruakura Research Centre in Hamilton. He is an associate of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and is looking into towards a Master of Professional Studies, majoring in Agriculture Administration, at Lincoln University. Roger Pikia is an agent on Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust for Ngāti Tahu – Ngāti Whaoa, and recent Chairperson of Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.

Roger’s previous jobs include being an executive individual on the Federation of Māori Authorities, and chairperson of its branch organisation, FOMANA Capital Ltd. He has been a head on AgResearch subsidiary SENZAR and Chairman of Tawaroa Management Ltd. He is a director of Ahuwhenua Management Ltd. Creating important assets possibilities and collaborations for global capitalists. Roger Pikia has an established performance history of provision in assets from agreement orientation through to implementation. Roger has the capacity to facilitate cross cultural transaction and alleviate threat for financiers.