Kingi was raised in New Zealand, lived in Europe (Spain & UK) and now resides in Maui,Hawai’i Auckland with his family.

Kingi is a multi-disciplinary creative and technologist, he has 23 years across the advertising agency, media, Maori and entertainment industries as a designer, project manager and creative strategist.

Currently interested in disruptive journalism, computational propoganda and psychology - loves coding, building apps, creating messaging campaigns and UX/UI design.

Kingi has a deep passion for kaupapa Maori projects and helping people thrive. Outside of work, Kingi is either found in an outrigger canoe, surfing or at the piano composing music.