Our Team

He Toki Crew

Our He Toki crew work with the community and are committed to inspiring and developing themselves and others. 

Mathias Pitama

Apprenticeship Trust Manager

Mathias has several years’ experience in the construction industry and has mentored  trainees to enter the construction industry.

Mathias liaises with employers to place apprentices into the right employment for them.

Ariana Te Whetu

He Toki Projects Co-ordinator

Ariana has experience is within tertiary education pathways and qualifications for Māori students. Her work at the University of Canterbury and Ara Institute of Technology involved supporting course achievement for Māori students. Ariana can provide advise  with your study options and career pathways.

Kym Hamilton

He Toki Programme Leader

Kym has got extensive background in whānau, hapū and iwi development, government, NGO, strategic and social innovation. Her passion is to improve and promote Māori self-determination and whānau transformation for Māori in education and employment pathways.