Keelan Poi

Event Founder and Co-ordinator.

Keelan is a passionate outdoors-man whose creative nature has lead to the creation of the first Multi-sport Adventure race to be held on the East Coast's famous Mt Hikurangi.

His background in adventure tourism and personnel management has helped him to organize the Maunga to Moana Adventure to military precision for the last 3 years. His ability to rally the volunteers and troops around the east coast region is a key component to the success of the M2M.

He prides himself on timeliness, reliability and task completion which comes hand in hand with his high expectations he places on himself and the rest of his team.  Things can only get bigger and better for future events.

Keenan Kaiwai
Event 2IC

Keenan has recently completed his Bachelors Degree in Agricommerce and has work experiences with Ngati Porou Fisheries and Te Puni Kōkiri. Keenan loves a challenge and has recently jumped on board the Maunga to Moana team at the end of 2019 to help drive the M2M adventure race to the next level.


Keenan is a highly motivated young man who is always giving everything his best shot. Although fairly new to the M2M team, he is a very fast learner and is taking everything in his stride. He also has experience within project management and leadership having be the founder and event co-ordinator of the Tūrangatahi conference in Gisborne that focuses on rangatahi leadership and development.

Kerryn Pegram

Coastal Camp Operations Manager 

Kerryn has successfully completed his Bachelor in Sports and Exercise science and has worked with the likes of New Zealand Rugby League to develop and manage young Rugby league players.

He has been involved with the M2M from the early stages in 2016 and has been integral in organizing mystery tasks and campsite operations.

He is a highly motivated, determined and hard working individual who completes all his allocated tasks to the best of his ability. He has developed his improvisation skills during 2019 M2M, having to design a new mystery task in 30 minutes with competitors just around the corner. 

He is an asset to the Maunga to Moana team.

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