Master of Public Management, Victoria University of Wellington

Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture / Design), Victoria University of Wellington

Bachelor of Arts (Art History), Victoria University of Wellington

Research Interests

Māori practices in relationship building, socially engaged practice in arts and other fields

Current Projects

Freelance management in project development

Major Achievements

Research Project 'Bringing Relationships In: Mātauranga Māori in Project Work' 2018

Trustee - Magdalena Aotearoa Trust, 2002 - present

Head of Technical and Management Courses Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, 2012 - 2014

Producer The Southern Corridor Project and Crossing Lines, 2008 - 2013

Winner Wellington Theatre Awards Lighting Designer of the Year, 2008, 2000, 1998


Maule, L. “I Did the Lighting.” Playmarket Annual No. 52, 2017

Selected Creative Work

"The Clearing" Choreographed by Ross McCormack (2019): Lighting design

Produced by Footnote Dance Company. 2019 NZ Tour. Set design by Ross McCormack.

Sound Design by Jason Wright.

“Shel We” Tupua Tigafua (2018): Lighting design

Produced by Tupe Lualua, Le Moana, at Te Auaha, Measina Festival 2018


“Naked Samoans Do Magic” The Naked Samoans and The Conch (2018): Lighting design

Directed by Nina Nawalowalo and Tom McCrory. Set design by Penny Fitt. Costume design by Sandra Tupu.


“Magicians - Live On Stage” (2017): Lighting design

Featuring five international Magicians, Shin Lim, Hector Mancha, Charlie Frye & Co., Colin Cloud and Rob Zabrecky. Produced by Nopera Whitley. Wellington, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Auckland.


“Anahera” Emma Kinane (2017): Lighting design

Directed by Katie Wolfe at Circa Theatre. Set design Mark MacIntyre.


“The Undertow” (2017): Lighting design

Written by Helen Pearse-Otene, directed by Jim Moriarty, set design by Tony De Goldi, costume design by Cara Louise Waretini. Te Papa: The National Museum of NZ. Four full length plays (Dog and Bone, Public Works, Landeater.


“White Guitar” (2016): Lighting design

Text by the Luafutu family, script consultant Oscar Kightley, directed by Nina Nawalowalo & Jim Moriarty. Produced by The Conch.

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