Chief Executive, Te Ohu Kaimoana
Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama and Taranaki Iwi descent.
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Dion Tuuta is the Chief Executive of Te Ohu Kaimoana and an alternate Director of Te Wai Māori Trust. Prior to taking up his current role, Dion was the Chief Executive of Pirininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation (PKW) based in Taranaki. PKW is Taranaki's largest producer of milk for Fonterra. During his time at PKW he was involved in the establishment of Port Nicholson Fisheries Limited Partnership – a collective of over 20 iwi lobster quota owners – and is presently the Chairman. He is also a Director of Seafood NZ. Dion is of Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama and Taranaki Iwi descent.