Ko wai a Arataua? He kamupene Māori e whai ana kia whakatairanga i te ahurea Māori ki te ao!

Meet the Team I Te Whānau o Arataua

We are a passionate and driven team with a key focus to deliver te reo Māori language and culture through expression of media, communications and marketing across Aotearoa I New Zealand

Arataua Awards and Achievements

WINNER - Bi-lingual Award, Rotorua Business Excellence Awards 2019
FINALIST - Small Business of the year, Rotorua Business Excellence Awards 2019
WINNER - Kahurangi Milne - Maori Womans Development League, Waiariki Regional Awards 2019

Chey Milne - Director / Producer

Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāi Tahu
There is never a dull moment in the Arataua Office when Mr Milne is around.

Tūranga mahi: Kaimahi matua e hiahia ana ki te tākaro hahaupōro erangi auare ake
Three words to describe yourself? Pūrotu, Ngākau koa, Gangsta lol
Any advice for all the Ngāpuhi out there who are wanting to get with an Arawa? Mahia!! He nui ngā hua lol
Favourite Netflix show? Anything with swords or bow and arrows.
Who’s funnier, you or Kimo? Depends on the hui
Describe your ideal dinner meal: Schnitzel, mash, peas and a Keri Orange Juice or Pan Head

Kahurangi Milne - Director / Producer / Māmā

Ngāti Whakaue , Ngāti Rangiwewehi
“Kahu” @kahurangi___

Tūranga mahi: Kaihautu / Director
Although my main job seems to be whipping @Chey into line (“eye roll”)

Favourite Arataua project: Definitely ‘Kia Ora Māmā’ - I love how we’ve created a space to empower wahine Māori!
Foodie faves: Love a good Acai Bowl and any veges. I’m what you call a flexitarian - floating between vegan and vegetarian eating ;-) 
Choose ONE of the following live concerts: John Legend, Celine Dion or Alicia Keys? John Legend for sure!
Describe your ideal weekend: Cleaning my whare, hanging out with our tamariki, and a wine and nice kai to end the day!

Peter Miringaorangi - Editor

Ngati Porou, Te Whanau a Apanui 
Peter Miringaorangi a.k.a “Peter” lol - @sikeoner88

Tūranga mahi: Editor
Tell us a joke: Today at the bank, an old lady asked me to help her check her balance. So I pushed her over.
Favourite movie? The Quest
Do you have any advice for rangatahi who are wanting to do editing? Editing/Post Production is easier than digging holes, so take your pick.
Best place you’ve visited? Tikapa on the East Coast, where my Marae (Pokai Marae) is situated. Most beautiful place on earth.
Describe your ideal Christmas? All the whānau, lots of yummy kai, good company and a big, big traditional Christmas tree with green, red and gold decorations.


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