Inspirational International Speaker “Ancient Wisdom and Modern Solutions”
“Inspirational”, “Awesome”, “One of the most powerful experiences of my life”, “Highly memorable”, are
words used to describe Ngahihi o te ra Bidois - International Speaker, Author and Master of ceremonies.
He has also been described as a Modern day Warrior
and a living piece of Art and has many speaking and
leadership experiences in the Business, Education and
Maori cultural sectors.
As a speaker he brings to audiences his experiences of
being a manager in a multinational Oil Company, a
leader in the tertiary Education sector where he was
the Head of Arts, Fashion, Journalism and Maori Stud-
ies, a teacher and Head of Department in a secondary
school, a tertiary sector lecturer, a Kura Kaupapa
Maori teacher and an Academic Adviser.
Ngahihi o te ra Bidois has a Marketing Business
degree, a post graduate diploma secondary
teacher’s qualification, a tourism qualification and a
Masters in Education with honours.
He is the National Speakers Association New Zealand
(Auckland) 2007 Master of Ceremonies of the year
and the 2007 Bright Star Speaker of the year, 2008
Inspirational Speaker of the Year, 2008 Speaker of
the Year and 2009 Master of Ceremonies of the
Ngahihi o te ra Bidois has helped many Business
Leaders, Educational Leaders, Sports Leaders and
Community Leaders to increase their spheres of
influence. He has presented in various countries
including Malaysia, Singapore, America, England as
well as conferences and seminars throughout New
Zealand. Applying Ancient Wisdom from his indige-
nous culture Ngahihi offers pieces of wisdom in an
inspiring and informing manner.
Ngahihi o te ra says “I believe the most important
resource in many organisations are their people. If
people feel valued and are appropriately developed
their continued contribution is priceless. One of our
Maori proverbs outlines this: He aha te mea nui?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. What is the
most important thing? It is people, people, people.
I help organisations to develop their people.”