Kaumatua and Rangatira of the Te-Upokorehe Iwi/Hapu, Jim heads up the Iwi's participation in all aspects of the tribes asset development
James is a landowner from the East Coast where he is the director of the Co-Ops JV entity that is to supply the Manuka Oil for export to the Florida retail shop
Whanarua Bay based Rickson and his whanau own the whenua (land) where the Co-Ops macadamia nursery program is located
Based in Rotorua with an LLB and specializing in Treaty of Waitangi land issues, Tania provides Jim and his team with legal insight.
Based in Opotiki and drawing on his farming and orchard skills from his South African farming background, Wynand directs ground operations,
14 years ago, Dawn planted the macadamia seeds that today have created the template for Maori landowners to replicate "Out-East"
A former BIG4 audit firm manager, Nic heads up US based EzyXchange Ltd, a crowdfunding intermediary company that developed the Co-Ops business system and currently acts as the Co-Op's CEO.
From her own beauty salons in ZA to launching a range of skin care products in 3 countries, Linda has developed the launch products for the 177 EAST "value-adding" skin care products.
With 30 years of school woodworking technology gained as a high school HUD, Stewart directs the planned 3D production printing of the HoneyHuts trading division.