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Kevin Ihaka

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Kevin Ihaka, Ngāti Kuhungunu, is the founder and director of the FPS group of companies (FPS Forestry Ltd, FPS Forest Protection Services Ltd, FPS Geospatial Ltd). He is also holds governance positions with a number of organisations including being chair of the Forest and Rural Fire Association, a director of the United Fire Brigades Association, a member and founding trustee for the Forest Industry Safety Council, and a director of the Forest Industry Contractors Association. Kevin is also a member of a number of advisory and working groups focusing on the forestry sector, health and safety and rural fire. He has also been actively involved with Competenz, NorthTec and the Fire and Rescue Services Industry Training Organisation.