Nikora Ngaropo

Nikora Ngaropo 


CEO and Founder of NNMD | Young Animators


Nikora is also the Director for Toro and a Member of the Digital Council for Aotearoa. 

He was the first Maori to be inducted into the Asia 21 Young Leaders as part of the 2019 cohort.

He was also recognised for the education initiative Young Animators and a finalist in the NZ Hi-tech Awards for 2018. Young Animators is one of twelve providers designing, developing and implementing Kia Takatu a Matihiko - The Digital Readiness programme across 44,000 teachers for the Minitstry of Education.

His companies work in the spaces of Digital Technology to support the next generation of Digital influencers. Combining education and commercial execution in Design, Animation, Software development and ideation.

He is passionate about creating systemic change in Aotearoa through education, technology, business and culture.