Dr Maggie Buxton is a transdisciplinary researcher, producer, social entrepreneur and educator.

Kim Newall is a creative technologist, performance artist, educator and consultant.

Kelly Kahukiwa (Ngāti IO, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngai Tūhoe and Te Aitanga -ā Māhaki) is an artist, musician, inter-cultural leader and indigenous researcher.

Fiona Douglas  is a scientist, teacher, community leader, artist and passionate activist for arts and the environment.

Dr Ngaire H. Hart (Ngatiwai and Ngapuhi) is an engineer, environmental scientist, educator and global expert on NZ native bees (Ngaro Huruhuru)

Stanford Wihongi/Tu (Ngapuhi, Te Atihaunui o Pāparangi) is a Ngaphui Whakairo and cultural expert with over 30 years carving experience.