Aimee Kaio

Programme Manager, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu


Aimee’s career has predominantly been in the hapu and Iwi development space, with a keen interest and focus on intergenerational wealth and wellbeing. Aimee is currently the Programme Manager of Tribal Economies-Ngāi Tahu, Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu.

Aimee also owns a small consultancy business, NORA (Nga Ohu Rapu Ara) providing research, evaluation and business coaching services. Aimee is a PhD candidate 2017, focusing on Tribal Economies and Intergenerational Wealth Models, she has a Masters in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor in Science (Biochemistry). Aimee sits on a variety of Iwi/Hapu/Māori/Community Governance and Advisory boards, she is an energetic leader with strong support from her whānau and networks. Working with and for whānau and Iwi Māori is second nature to her. Aimee lives in Bluff with her husband Jason and their four tamariki.