Tony is a teacher, writer, digital artist and kaiako (teacher/guide/mentor).
Born in New Zealand, he is of English, Dutch and Māori descent. Raised in the Christian tradition, he has trained as a teacher and professional photographer. He holds a degree in foreign languages and literature.
He has spent the last few years studying Io Matua Kore, the ancient Māori spiritual traditions with a tohunga (traditional healer) from the Tuhoe people of the Te Urewera region of the Central North Island.
Ever a Seeker, he has explored and continues to explore a range of different spiritual traditions and share his insights through his art, writing, mentoring and teaching.