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Etham Paerata

Etham Paerata

Assistant Project Manager

As an inquisitive, polite, and professional individual who excels in challenging and fast-paced roles, Etham is a valued member of the RDT Pacific team. His professional approach sees him working to high standards and within set time frames.

Together with his diplomatic approach and strong communication skills in Te Reo Māori and English, he is adept at building strong relationships with all stakeholders including several iwi, hapū, and public sector departments. He has a deep knowledge of Tikanga and Kawa and applies these in everyday situations.

Etham’s experience in customer service ensures that queries and experiences meet customer satisfaction. Together with innovative problem-solving skills, he has well-developed business acumen and takes pride in contributing towards the goals of all stakeholders.

Etham has worked in the education sector undertaking a number of roles. Working for Te Wānanga O Aotearoa he has been involved in the assessment of property conditions where he has undertaken CAPEX and maintenance projects.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Rere)
  • He Papa Tikanga


Project Experience

  • Waikato Regional Theatre
  • 183 & 189 Collingwood St
  • Learning Foundry Large Scale Labs
  • The Pā Operational Guidelines
  • Te Pūtahi Māori o Manurewa