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Our Team

Our team includes a talented, experienced and hand-picked community of business and creative specialists

Lee Retimana - Chief Marketer & Brand Strategist

BCA, MBA (Distinction), Cert. Direct Marketing, FCIM (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing)

With 25 plus years in sales and marketing across a diverse range of industries including IT, manufacturing, health and business services, Lee Retimana offers a huge wealth of experience. Her skills include marketing strategy and branding, direct and online marketing, social media, copy writing, lead generation, international/export marketing, communications and public speaking.

Lee is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as well as a member of the NZ Marketing Association and Network of Executive Marketers. She also sits on the Advisory Boards for both the Massey University College of Business and the Ara Institute of Canterbury School of Business (as the Chairperson).

Lee loves working with small and medium sized businesses and helping businesses grow through focused, actionable marketing solutions. With a focus on fresh thinking; Lee challenges her team at Muritai Marketing to use their experience and expertise to challenge ineffective marketing with creative ideas, strategic thinking, and common sense to deliver marketing that works.

Interests include family and friends, wellness and good food. A lover of all things sport (particularly skiing, rugby, league and F1); Lee has also represented New Zealand in Dragon Boating.

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Eliza Turnbull – Senior Marketing Advisor

BA, BBus (Marketing), FCIM (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing)

Eliza is a marketing professional with over 15 years experience working across different business sectors in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. With experience in strategic marketing, brand management, business development and relationship management, Eliza is an analytical and creative thinker who is passionate about developing integrated marketing solutions to build business value. Eliza loves working with a wide range of people and is inspired by a dynamic team environment.

As a mother of two tiny girls, Eliza and her husband Heath have a happily hectic family life! A love of good food and wine, reading and film keeps Eliza grounded and she finds some peace walking the dog and doing yoga. 

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Cameron Mackintosh – Marketing Coordinator

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) 

Cameron is a graduate of the University of Otago, graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing. Cameron has experience in the promotional products industry, and enjoys seeing a project from initial idea to full implementation. He loves pairing his understanding of marketing with principles with clients’ extensive knowledge of their industry to discover the ideal tactics to reach their business’ potential.

As a recent arrival in Christchurch, Cameron is looking forward to exploring the city, and discovering the best of Canterbury food. He also enjoys playing basketball and writing and recording music.

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Jayden Ford – Marketing Coordinator

Bachelor of Applied Management (Sales & Marketing and Human Resources)

Jayden is a recent graduate of ARA Institute of Canterbury who received the Bachelor of Applied Management with a double degree in Sales and Marketing, and Human Resources. Jayden comes to Muritai with experience working in a printing and design company, as well as spending some time conducting primary research. He is a passionate marketer and creative thinker who has a particular interest in the research and strategy aspects of marketing. 

Outside of work Jayden enjoys reading horror and crime drama novels.

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Michael Stickle – Business Manager/Business Development

A seasoned Professional with over 20 year's diverse experience in Business Development and Project Management, with extensive experience gained in the Building, Construction & Services Industry. Michael's expertise in managing and strengthening key business relationships and precision in swiftly ramping projects adds considerable value to our business.


Our Specialists

Mike McGurk - Senior Graphic Designer

Mike has 25 plus years in graphic design including 5 years as Magazine Art Director at Australian Consolidated Press and 7 years as Graphic Designer at Fairfax Australia.

Andrea Heffernan - Communications Specialist

Andrea is the Director of Tall Poppy Communication and Events. Andrea supports the Muritai team with editing, copywriting and communication projects.

Michelle Sullivan - Website Specialist

Michelle is a very experienced Christchurch web designer who has been designing websites since 1995. Her mission is to design websites that are good-looking, modern, easy-to-use, and fully optimised to achieve your business goals. Web Matters: www.webmatters.co.nz

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