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Māori Business Leader Recognised in University Awards

Monday 28 May 2018, 1:45PM
By Beckie Wright
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Goulter & Associates is a unique communications and PR firm that creates and implements strategies for a broad range of clients needing to achieve specific outcomes in their business, career, or personal life, and they are very proud to announce that one of their clients has been recognised in University awards.

Goulter & Associates have been created in response to the increasing demand for individuals who can bring together solutions for clients seeking a results-driven and outside the box approach to strategies and problem-solving. They are connectors and implementers - working with you to make a plan and then executing it in the most effective way possible to get a desired result.

Maru Nihoniho, the designer of video games to help youth combat depression is the winner of the Māori Entrepreneurial Leader Award 2018. Maru Nihoniho (Ngāti Porou, Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāi Tahu) harnesses the power of gaming for education and mental health. She is behind Metia Interactive, an award-winning game development studio in Tāmaki Makaurau with the tagline “making serious fun”.

Maru Nihoniho’s focus is on creating meaningful entertaining games incorporating Māori themes including te reo. “The goal is to encourage rangatahi into technology-based study at tertiary level. “They are growing up using these technologies and they should understand or know how to make content for them in the least. At best, they will be the future content creators and technologists.”

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