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Rio Hemopo-Hunuki

Founder, CEO

Ngati Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa, Tuhoe, Niuē

Rio is a leading creative in NZ’s music and entertainment sector, with over 20 years of experience publishing original music and performing internationally. He is the lead vision-holder for Koi Digital’s Titans of Aotearoa original IP.



Kristy Mayes


NZ Pākehā – of Celtic, German, and Portuguese descent

Previously lead designer for Te Ara – Encyclopedia of New Zealand at Ministry for Culture and Heritage / Manatū Taonga, Kristy is a multi-disciplinary creative with 20 years of design and technology experience in NZ’s cultural sector.