Purpose - Pou Whenua

To drive positive change in our community, using a holistic,

Te Ao Māori approach, through sport and wellbeing initiatives.

Our People

Terina Graham and Joseph Wineera formed SoulUtionz Sports Trust in August 2019.  The initiative was derived from the many volunteer hours spent supporting youth and the community in sport and wellbeing activities for several years before officially forming SoulUtionz.


​​​​​​​Terina Graham: Ngāti Kauwhata, Tainui.

Chief Everything Officer - Director of Operations

Terina's background is in business management having worked as HR and compliance officer for a private global IT company, in the public sector on various projects and in not for profit organisations as an operations and general manager.  Also on the coaching pathway, Terina has coached from FutureFERNS to Representative level.

Joseph Wineera: Ngāti Ruanui, Ngaruahinerangi, Ngāti Toa, Ngai Tahu, Ngāti Koata

Managing Director

Joseph 'Joe-of-all-trades' has a background in plumbing, engineering, fire technician, renovations and personal training/coaching. Joseph has been on the rugby coaching pathway coaching Rippa Rugby to Representative and as assistant coach for the NZ Māori U20 Rugby team.

Mackenzie Taikato

Director of Finance

Mackenzie was appointed to the Board as Treasurer on 1 January 2021.  Mackenzie is a CPA and was Manager at RWCA before joining Moutere Management Ltd part-time, she now contracts directy under Taikato Consulting, whilst raising three children, playing sport, coaching and contributing on other community projects.


Tito Elisara

Weesang Paaka

Bevan Thompson

Jamie Brown

​​​​​​​Shinade Hamilton

​​​​​​​Kirsty Hay

Mackenzie Taikato

Joseph Wineera

Terina Graham

​​​​​​​Culainn Stringer - recently returned from Australia 2024

Keilamarita Pouri-Lane - currently playing Rugby in Spain 2024

Objectives - Mātāpono

  • To encourage the integration and acceptance of tikanga and Te reo Māori in sport.
  • To drive initiatives that improve the overall experience for people in sport.
  • To improve access to opportunities in sport, recreation, leisure and cultural activities;
    • with a focus on Māori and Pacifica, and
    • those in low socioeconomic situations.
  • To provide support to schools, sport and recreational groups and organisations in the community by the provision of advice, training, guidance and delivery to assist in:
    • the improvement of operations (process, systems, structure, administration),
    • the improvement of delivery (planning, programme, coaching, managing), and,
    • the improvement of performance (athlete, coach, trainer).
  • To undertake any other activities and provide any other assistance, for the benefit of youth, Māori and the wider community.