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Discover the meaning behind the name 'Ruku ki te Ako' and how it reflects our approach to business

Maru - Learning Guide Design

Ruku ki te Ako is more than just a name

In English it means to "dive into learning", and it reflects our approach to empowering individuals and businesses to immerse themselves in learning to reach their full potential.

Our CEO, Chris Maika, explains, "We wanted a name that embraces the essence of what we do, which is to guide and support our clients in their journey of growth and self-improvement."

Celebrating Our Unique Culture

We're passionate about uplifting Te Ao Māori in Aotearoa, and we're committed to helping businesses grow their cultural confidence.

We do this because we believe in an Aotearoa where diversity, inclusion and belonging are at the forefront of everything that we do.

Aotearoa - Stylised Design

We believe learning is a lifelong journey

We believe that learning and development is a lifelong pursuit and we are here to be a partner in your journey.

That’s why we offer more than just e-learning. Our entire suite of tools is designed to support you organisation in achieving its goals.

Meet our team


Chris Maika

Chief Executive

Tane Landon-Lane

Learning Designer

Gemma Sides

Learning Designer

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