Nikora Ngaropo

Nikora Ngaropo

Nikora Ngaropo

CEO & Founder | NNMD & Young Animators

(Te Rarawa, Tuhoe, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu)

CEO & Founder NNMD & Young Animators

Nikora is the Director & Founder of NNMD and Young Animators. With 18+ years of experience in creative roles in art direction, animation and design as a technical director at Weta Digital, Nikora has a wealth of experience through digital content creation and technical enablement and implementation.

Nikora is also the first Maori to be inducted into the Asia 21 Young Leaders forum. 

Amongst his current accolades, he’s an appointed Member of the Digital Council for Aotearoa – this group looks at all Digital and data driven initiatives across community and government within Aotearoa NZ. This includes, diversity and inclusion.