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o te ra Bidois

Ancient wisdom, modern solutions.


Ngahihi-o-te-ra Bidois is an international speaker who has been described as a modern day warrior. He has many years of speaking and leadership experience in the business, education and Maori sectors. He has helped many leaders develop their personal and professional leadership and has been a manager in a multinational oil company, a teacher and head of department in a secondary school, a lecturer, a Kura Kaupapa Maori teacher, an academic advisor and a senior manager in the tertiary education sector.

Ngahihi has a Marketing Business degree, a postgraduate diploma secondary teacher's qualification, a tourism qualification and recently graduated with a Masters in Education with honors from Massey University.

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes and Ngahihi-o-te-ra Bidois provides leadership keys to develop their professional and personal Leadership. He has helped many leaders in business, education, sports and the community to increase their spheres of influence. He has also presented in various countries including Malaysia, the United States and England as well as conferences and seminars held throughout New Zealand.

Drawing on his own experiences, the experiences of others and lessons from ancient Maori wisdom, Ngahihi will unravel truths to help you develop your own personal and professional leadership skills - no matter what your shape or size.

In one of his keynote speeches titled 'Licorice Allsorts for Leaders', Ngahi provides leaders with keys to increase their influence. He has also helped educational and business organisations to develop their strategic plans, cultural diversity, marketing plans, management and governance practices and strengthen people within their organisations.

His tagline of 'ancient wisdom, modern solutions' ensures Ngahihi offers pieces of wisdom from his indigenous Maori culture in an informative and inspiring manner. Ngahihi 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."



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Ngahi was truly amazing. Generous in sharing his journey, challenging and insightful. The hour just flew by and left us all wanting to hear more. He really touched the hearts of our delegates with his story. Intimo Lingerie Pty Ltd
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