Industry development advisor - sport and exercise
He panehe toki, ka tū te tangitangi kai!
Iwi: Ngāti Porou, Rangitāne
Nathan is the co-founder of Whānau Ora Fitness, a free community exercise programme in four Hutt Valley locations; a musician of 30 years; a proud koro of eight mokopuna (soon to be nine); a loving dad of five, and an awesome husband.
He worked as national facilitator for Ngā Taonga Tākaro (Māori traditional games) to 14 Māori health providers around Aotearoa for four years, based at Kokiri Marae.
He has a passion in whakawhānaunga (building and maintaining win/win relationships) which inspires him in his work helping to develop pathways and transitions through on-the-job qualifications.