Whaimutu Dewes is constantly reminded of the strictures of his elders to realise the aspirations of the people for the generations that follow.
He served on the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission, is a former director of Moana Pacific Fisheries and was Deputy Chair of Sealord Group Ltd from 1992 to 2008.
Whaimutu is also a current director of Contact Energy and Housing New Zealand and has held directorships with Television New Zealand and
the AMP New Zealand Advisory Board, and senior management
roles at Fletcher Challenge and in the public service.
E whakamaharatia tonutia ana a Whaimutu Dewes ki ngā kupu a ōna mātua e whakahau ana i a ia ki te whakatinana i ngā wawatā o te iwi mō ngā whakatupuranga e haere ake nei. I mahi ia i te kōmihana kaimoana o te Tiritiri o Waitangi, he Tumu o mua o Moana Pacific Fisheries, me te Tiamana Tuarua o Sealord Group Ltd i te tau 1992 ki te tau 2008.
He tumu hoki a Whaimutu o Contact Energy me te kaporeihana ā Whare o Aotearoa, ā, i tū ia hei tumu mō te reo Tātaki me tō AMP Poari
Tohutohu o Aotearoa, me ngā tūranga whakahaere mātāmua i Fletcher Challenge me te rāngai tūmatanui hoki.