Team Arataki

Left to right:

  • Anaru Timutimu – COO (Ngāi Te Rangi, Tūhoe)
  • Lee Timutimu – CEO (Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou)
  • Clayton Low – CTO (Tūhoe, Ngai Tai)
  • Denym Harawira – CIO (Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe)

Lee Timutimu

CEO & Founder

Iwi affiliations: Ngai Te Rangi, Ngā Potiki, Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou

Lee has an extensive career in IT support (15+ years), is experienced in Project Management of Māori language initiatives, and is an independent film maker and creative.

In 2014, Lee returned to NZ after living and working for 3 years in Perth, Western Australia. He now resides in Maungatapu with his wife and 3 kids.

Lee is the Founder of a community based initiative called Te Reo Wainene o Tua, a collective of high profile te Reo Māori advocates who are reviving the oral tradition of Māori storytelling. Since living in Tauranga, hes had the privilege of working for his Iwi and Te Runanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Trust as a Digital Resource Developer.