Maru Nihoniho on Indigenous 100

Mar 12, 2020 | Talks & Articles

Maru Nihoniho, founding CEO of Metia Interactive, was featured in Indigenous 100!

Maru Nihoniho (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāi Tahu) is the founding CEO of the game development studio Metia Interactive. She is the designer and developer of several games for companies like Nintendo, PlayStation, and Xbox. Metia has a strong focus on interactive storytelling and designing games with meaningful learning objective including the SPARX a self-help e-therapy tool that teaches young people the key skills needed to help combat depression and anxiety.