The KEA Board

Here at KEA Inc, we are all about growing a vibrant community. we work with Small and Meduim Enterprises and are commited to supporting Kawerau business and business in Kawerau. Being part of our community is a core strategy for su and we do this in several ways; 

Business Attraction, Expansion and Support including Social Enterprises (after all that is how and why KEA was set up in 1985) 

Commercial and Industrial Property Management ' that is where our income comes from and this is one way we can  help buinesses start-up and grow. 

Collaborative Community Development which is fun embraces change and involves our community in many different volunteer and paid roles. 

Marketing and Promotion of Kawerau through our brand 'Kawerau Proud'. Members proudly wear their Kawerau proud shirts to events and welcome'Nebies' with events and Welcome Packs full of useful local information. 


With a wide network of people and businesses, KEA assists those in business and those atrting up. We are identified as the go to people and work collaboratively with business, Council and the community to identify and respond to gaps in the community. 

KEA is unique as it is completely independant with all its income derived from rental properties. 

As a not-for-profit Incorporated Society with Charitable Trust status, KEA is goverend by an appointed Board who provide governance, financial, marketing and infrastructual expertise to provide the foundations for KEA's on-going success and sustainability. 


KEA Board Members 2020/2021


Colin Reid 


Steve Monk

Tom McDowall

Carolyn Ion










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