IRONMĀORI Events Team

Since our inception in 2009 we have now established an annual calendar of  events to cater for all fitness levels. To make it possible to do this we have got an amazing event team who all work hard to put on these events and all share in our journey.

IRONMĀORI Events Team

Heather Te Au Skipworth
Race Director
Ngati Kahungunu, Ngai Tahu, Te Arawa, Tuwharetoa

Lee Grace
Health and Safety Manager
Ngati Porou, Ngai Tahu, Niue

Missy Mackey
Event Administrator
Cook Island

Celia Mcilroy-Moa (CC)
Kai Mahi

Donna Whitiwhiti
Transition Director

Mum of 6, Nan of 16, and definitely IRONMĀORI Tuturu

Vicki Peni
Cycle Director
Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Hapū – Ngai Te Upokoiri, Ngāti Mahuika

Kia ora! My name is Vicki. I have been associated with IRONMĀORI in various roles from a participant to a volunteer and now one of the directors. IRONMĀORI is a concept that encompasses togetherness, support and wellbeing through the medium of triathlons. Nau mai, piki mai!

Cheryl Heremia
Run Director

He uri ahau o Ngati Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngai Tuhoe ki Te Whaiti, Ngati Mutunga ki Wharekauri. Ko Pera Christie toku papa, ko Ana Pomare toku mama. Ko Chanelle raua ko Tremayne aku tamariki. Ko Karnak, Caira, Cheyenne, Javen, Caleb aku mokopuna. Ko Ana-Marie taku mokopuna tuarua. Ko Cheryl Christy Heremia ahau.

Kelly Kupa
Swim Director
Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Ranitane, Ngati Kuki Airani

I have been involved with IRONMĀORI since 2010, and have thoroughly enjoyed being part of this kaupapa. Watching people inspire, and be inspired is one of the biggest rewards I get to take away from being involved. All of my swim volunteers love being part of this kaupapa as well.

Te Aroha Papanui-Hunt
Registration Director
No Ngati Hineuru, Tuhourangi me Taranaki nga iwi

I began my journey with IRONMĀORI six years ago as a Bachelor of Recreation & Sport student at EIT. I am the Registration Director for IRONMĀORI. Eldest of six children to Liz and Rick Hunt, partner of Corey Papanui and mother to three beautiful children Aariana, Ataahua & Te Arawa-Kauwhata. I am employed at the Hawke’s Bay DHB and work in Smokefree.

Te Arangi Huata
Entertainment

George Mackey
MC