• Ben Wilcock

    Ben Wilcock

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I’m lucky to be able to teach in an area I’m very passionate about – music.  

    I hold a bachelor’s in Music and my work as a composer and performer has appeared on more than 30 albums.  

    I also co-founded Thick Records NZ and I’ve performed at a number of big music festivals around the world, including the Edinburgh Jazz Festival,… Read full profile

  • Kyle Sattler

    Kyle Sattler

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I’m a multimedia artist and musician and teach visual arts, design and creative technologies at Toi Ohomai.

    I have a Master of Visual Art from Wintec. My recent work has focused primarily on sound and video as well as exploring the influence of rhythm and flow on the human experience.

    I have a keen interest in alternative music… Read full profile

  • Dale Sattler

    Dale Sattler

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I'm a creative arts tutor for the Bachelor of Creative Industries. My area of specialisation is graphic design and I aim to use my broad experience in my teaching, focusing on everything from print based to screen-based outcomes.

    Prior to joining the Toi Ohomai whānau, I spent three years working in the bustling city of London. The… Read full profile

  • Nicol Sanders-O’Shea

    Nicol Sanders-O’Shea

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I’m an Academic Leader of Arts in the Business, Design and Service Industries faculty at Toi Ohomai.

    I’ve been a practising artist for the past 25 years and have taught tertiary art and design for over 20 years. I love the way my career enables me to be active in the industry while contributing to the education of tomorrow’s great… Read full profile

  • Donna Dinsdale

    Donna Dinsdale

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I'm currently teaching the Fashion Design major within the Bachelor of Creative Industries course at Toi Ohomai.

    I have a Bachelor of Design from Otago University and a Master of Design from Auckland University of Technology. I love learning about cultural influences in art and design and sharing my knowledge with students and aspiring… Read full profile

  • Darcell Apelu

    Darcell Apelu

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I currently teach visual arts, moving image, collaborative projects and cultural theory papers in the Toi Ohomai creative courses.

    I have a keen interest in exploring identity in relation to legacy and storytelling, and ideas around how the body operates in social and cultural contexts.

    Apart from being a creative and teaching, I’… Read full profile

  • Anne-Marie Simon

    Anne-Marie Simon

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I'm a tutor for the Bachelor of Creative Industries and the Certificate in Art and Design courses at Toi Ohomai.

    After graduating with a Diploma in Clothing and Textiles from Wellington Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Art and Design (Fashion) from Otago Polytechnic, I knew I wanted to share my knowledge with others so I decided to continue… Read full profile

  • Adrian Maidment

    Adrian Maidment

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    I currently teach on the media arts and communication courses.

    My experience spans from advertising and video marketing, to search engine optimisation and podcasting. I have a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Waikato and a Master of Art (Design) from Wintec.

    Other than teaching, I’m also a passionate cartoonist… Read full profile

  • Kelcy Taratoa

    Kelcy Taratoa

    Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries


    Ngai Te Rangi , Ngati Ranginui , Ngati Raukawa

    I’m a practicing artist and educator based in Tauranga. I teach visual arts and creative entrepreneurship courses on the Bachelor of Creative Industries degree. I hold a Master of Arts in Māori visual arts from Massey University.

    I have exhibited throughout… Read full profile

  • Dave Bishop

    Dave Bishop

    Research Office


    I'm a Research Coordinator and music tutor at Toi Ohomai. I'm also a New Zealand singer-songwriter and music educator with a contemporary performance and recording history of over 30 years.  

    Throughout this time, I’ve been actively involved in the music industry and have contributed to ten commercial musical releases, both as a band… Read full profile