Our Team

Aimee Porteners

“He uri a Aimee Porteners nō Ngatitoa, Ngāti Kahungungu ki Wairarapa, Te Atiawa, Kai Tahu, Ngāti Koata anō hoki”

I tipu ake ia ki te whanga o Pukerua. Tokotoru ana tamariki. 

Aimee is a Product Design Engineer focussed on sustainable development with a wide range of experience ranging across community, private, non-government, and government organisations. 

She has over 15 years managing a small Māori business, has run a design consultancy, and volunteered in numerous roles in her community and overseas in refugee communities.

She is currently Associate Manager for Wakatū Incorporation, a Pūkenga Reo at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Kai-arahi Māori at her local playcentre, and founding trustee of Ahu Charitable Trust, where she also recently completed a contract working for Te Puni Kōkiri. 

 

She is looking forward to driving solutions for the local Māori Economy towards better thriving communities, and supporting the team through its implementation of Te Matarau a Māui.

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitini.

Ki te hoe!”