te Ao Consulting

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Te Ao Consulting collaborates with key specialists as a virtual consultancy. Key to this is our longstanding relationships with partner consulting companies and free-lance consultants that share the same vision and values. Our goal is to have an eye for providing combined expertise in business analysis, software design and implementation, project management, organisational development, customer service and all aspects of data and information management (data architecture, quality, migration, warehousing and analytics).
Director Profile - Rhys Arnold

Nō Taranaki ōku tīpuna
Ko Kurahaupo rāua ko Aotea ngā waka
Ko Taranaki te maunga tuatahi e tū rangatira ana
Ko Hangatahua te awa e rere atu ana
Ko Taranaki rāua ko Te Ātiawa ōku iwi
Ko Whitireia tōku maunga tuarua
Ko Raukawa tōku moana
Ko Rawiri Te Motutere tōku tupuna
Ko William Arnold rāua ko Maxine Robson ōku mātua

Kei whanga o Titahi tōku kāinga
Ko Rhys Arnold tōku ingoa

I grew up in Titahi Bay, where I have family history going back 180 years. I have lived and worked for extensive periods in the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Mexico and Taiwan. I am passionate about exploring and photographing the coast and remnant forest in the Bay area, and this is often reflected in my digital art.

My ancestors migrated to this area from Taranaki in the early 1800's, and it has always been an important choice for Titahi Bay to be my home, and the homebase for te Ao Consulting.

On a personal level, my primary interests are te reo Māori (māori language), e-bike cycling, hiking, art, travel (especially exploring some of the smaller/forgotten byways of Aotearoa), home renovations and our three dogs.

I am an enthusiastic reader of magical realism novels - in particular the written work of Haruki Murakami, Iain Banks, David Mitchell and Alasdair Gray.

As a longtime mac user I have always been keen to explore how computers can be used to create art and music.

Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te ngahere,
Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao
(The bird that eats the miro berry owns the forest. The bird that feasts on knowledge owns the world.)