Studying film production and psychology at UoA, Emily spends most of her free time watching films and… over analyzing social situations? Her eyes will light up with joy at any mention of bears!
Mark is into studying animation. He also likes video games and music.
As an amateur cook, Nick enjoys a good BBQ and reckons his grilled salmon is a total winner. Nick always has a project on the go, and his Imagistory App, which allows kids to create and narrate their very own picture books, has been an incredible success.
Famous for her super-human powers, Vicki takes care of countless tasks throughout the business while being Mum to four boys without raising a sweat!
First and foremost Cushla craves chocolate and never says no to a rosé with her fellow monkey Stacey. Cushla loves staying active and often finds herself boxing, hiking, mountain biking and eating, which she really does consider a sport in itself!
Between work, play and daddy-daycare duties at home, Duane can be found buried beneath a ton of old tomes on lore and legend.
Kate is a huge fan of video games and loves The Witcher and Overwatch. She was born and raised in Auckland and studied Psychology at University. At any given moment you will most likely find Kate drinking coffee and looking at cats.
Alastair is packing everything he has into 2013 managing both the warehouse and studying a computer science degree at Auckland University!
Amelia is one of our category assistants and like many at Mighty Ape she's a gamer but also loves a great crime novel or quality TV drama; as well as kick boxing – so evil doers beware! Also has a passion for travel
Part monkey, part country music superstar, Siobhan loves her 6am starts at work, and playing hockey and softball. Her favourite tv series is Pretty Little Liars, and if she had to choose she’d call herself a Hannah.
Ben is a massive fan of JRPG's and has recently become addicted to Gunpla. When not bent over his desk building epic Japanese robots, Ben likes to catch up on the latest Anime or kick back with a good book.
Stacey loves Harry Potter, dragons, angry girl music and thinks she's the cat whisperer. If you ever need to find her, just follow the White Rabbit.
Karena works tirelessly to look after our Toys department! Karena is also an avid toy collector, with a stunning collection of Kidrobot, Tokidoki and all things strawberry.
Sam is passionate about crunching the numbers. She spends most of her free time working on her accounting degree, playing taxi to her teenage daughter and walking her spoiled little pug dog.
A keen existentialist contemplating the universe. Brendan is a stealthy man who loves applying 5 stacks of deadly poison to his enemies, leaping through Portal puzzles and is a Wipeout Racing Purist.
Returns monkey by day, Night Elf Mage in WoW by, well, night. If he’s not playing games though, Kai is partial to sot of indoor football where he plays as a goal keeper, or playing the guitar as part of his band.
Sam has an ever shifting kaleidoscope of hair. She occupies herself with handcrafts and baking. You can catch her singing (and probably dancing) at shows around Auckland. She will be the one with the red hair or mauve or whatever.
When not gaming or catching up on current tv shows (why do there have to be so many?!), Ffion can be found baking cookies or writing (unless she was dragged out to socialize). Quick to a smile, a good friend can be made by simply mentioning Doctor Who, Harry Potter or Pokemon.
Shirl is often indulging in TV marathon sessions in the weekend. Her favourite TV shows are The Wire and Breaking Bad. She's a horror fanatic as well as a fan of Studio Ghibli films.
As the holder of a Major in English Literature, naturally Philip’s favourite show is Steven Universe, and has watched the entire series about 5 times. As he always arrives early, Philip enjoys spending a quiet moment in the morning planning his day.
Aaron likes to come home after a long shift at the warehouse and play Dark Souls or Warcraft on his PC and PS4. His skills include acrobatics, which he practices weekly, and award winning Diablo 3 cosplay.
As a mum of two kids, Holly doesn’t have a lot of time for herself, but when she does, she treats herself to an RPG like Fable, or a quick dip into Assassin’s Creed. One of her major loves are slasher films, especially IT, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Nightmare on Elm Street.
Always willing to step up, lend a hand and do what it takes – Sue makes sure jobs get done and keeps the Mighty Ape office running smoothly. When she’s not working (very rare) Sue loves travelling and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
When Savannah is not working or studying, she enjoys immersing herself in beauty and clothing products, always looking for the best deals online. After hours she likes to catch up with one of her favourite TV shows, Walking Dead (Daryl Dixon) always trumping the rest. Also an avid pop vinyl collector… Pop Vinyls > Necessities.
When he’s not furiously typing up content for Mighty Ape, Andi can be found shooting aliens in Destiny, binge watching anything from HBO, or taking cute photos of his two dogs, Loki and Nova.
I love everything dragons and fantasy and read far too much manga. I enjoy relaxing with a good game or book or taking silly pictures of my dog.
Loves indie, cult and foreign films. Spends to much money on graphic novels and LEGO.
Secretly wishes he was Batman. When not preparing for the imminent Zombie apocalyse you will find him nodding his head to Deathcore with his nose buried in graphic novels.
Affectionately dubbed ‘Jedi’ by his friends, this man can shred on the guitar, rebuild your computer with his eyes closed and is an all round awesome dude!
Our resident mixologist can typically be found buried under a stack of plastic & resin models, surrounded by an array of paint & glue or plotting the demise of the heroes who dared to enter his dungeon.
When I'm not building computers or studying software development you'll usually find me playing games (both on stream and off) or going on cruises with the Tezza club. I listen to Heavy Metal music and you'll often find me trying to get to concerts.
We're based in Auckland, but Ruth gets things done from her home in Oamaru. Ruth loves books, Otago winters & finding cool gift ideas.
A super proud father of one and friend to many, Allan is a keen collector of glorious hard cover art books and is an avid Hellboy fan. When not dreaming of giant robot and kaiju battles, you'l find Allan gleefully unpacking our latest goodies from Japan.
Graeme is a fully qualified and experienced graphic designer and web developer. In his spare time he likes to play his Wii U and hopes some day to beat Dylan at Mario Kart (in his dreams).
When she's not in front of her computer designing or writing code, you'll find Suzannah in front of the TV playing games or watching sci-fi.
Alex is an avid rock climber and is the closest we have to a real life monkey at Mighty Ape! If he’s not hanging precariously off of vertical surfaces, he will be playing Far Cry, drinking coffee or sleeping in. Check out his Instagram @alexanderking.nz for some epic action shots.
Ron is an enigma wrapped up in a riddle. A man of few words and many smiles. Ron is our resident collector of niche import games and is amassing a rather large collection of fine statues and action figures.
Animals. Vicki loves animals. Dogs, cats, giraffes, otters. All of them. This addiction is fed by funny animal videos on youtube and visiting the zoo. On the odd occasion that animals aren’t at the front of her mind, Vicki plays Counter Strike, watches Grey’s Anatomy and eats her weight in food. Follow her Guinea Pigs on IG!: @spud_tatoe
Too much of Chris' spare time is spent playing Minecraft to the early hours of the morning. ‘What a cool guy’ you must be thinking! Somehow, Chris manages to balance this crazy lifestyle with studying commerce at UoA and waiting for YuGiOh to make a comeback.
Casual gamer, sports fan, into fast cars, jack of all trades :P Plays hockey and bowls competitively. Will give everything a go once :)
A Star Wars fiend with an insatiable hunger for all things Sith and Superman. Loves getting lost in huge open RPG worlds and has a soft spot for FPS games ( mainly Halo). KILLTACULAR!
Stacey tirelessly runs our Home & Living department and is constantly hunting for the latest trends and colorful home wares. When not browsing Pintrest, Stacey likes to curl up on the couch with her cats, watching the latest TV shows or reading comics by Robert Kirkman.
Kevin is vegetarian grown up with Utada, dodge ball and Goku. He spent years learning Beethoven’s sonatas. His favourite game is: Bravely Default, because FFXV has been delayed for too many years. His room is full of LEGO and foreign novels. Currently bingeing on Penny Dreadful and the Last Airbender.
Besides number crunching, Gracie also enjoys the outdoors gardening, dirt biking, diving ....... She is also prepping for her very first triathlon.
Recent law graduate who loves games, movies, music and anything else he can enjoy from the comfort of his couch. Active contributor to Mighty Ape's quarterly Game Guide and social media.
Rose is a busy mother to three boys and enjoys an occasional glass of red in front of a good book or DVD.
Food !!!! I like food
Blizzard fan, Comic book geek and computer god! Chad heads up our computers buying team while studying eSports part time. His favourite colour is black.
When she's not working, our resident Crazy Cat Lady spends her time immersed in Dragon Age and other fantasy RPG's, flirting with danger – and her companions! Loves vegan food, coffee, her 4 cats & collecting statues of pretty ladies.
Spends too much time in MMOs and sandbox games not completing objectives. Webcomic aficionado. Collects cats, blames partner.
In her free time Kelsey takes photos, paints and looks after her many carnivorous plants. Loves Xbox gaming, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and is a Marvel movie and comic fanatic.
Having recently joined the apparent cult that is PC gaming, Mata spends most of his time in Tamriel or hunting dinosaurs on ARK. His greatest accomplishment to date is having made Imgur front page twice in one week.
Craig hopes to one day end his quest to find somewhere to write a small description of himself. In the meantime, he is still the reigning Battleship champ in his house and would one day like to speak Russian. Большое спасибо
Hailing from Singapore, Joses spends his time away from the office engaging in the thrilling sport of airsoft, playing racing games on his Playstation and catching up on Netflix. His most recent watch is Jessica Jones which he is thoroughly enjoying.
A stationery geek – I used have a Pen collection when I was little. When Im not busy being entertained by my 2 little girls I love getting out on the Paddle board, enjoy photography & arty crafty stuff.
Huge sports fan, in particular Madden and NBA Live. Father of four…love family, work and sport!
Mo adores working for Mighty Ape tracking down releases and adding content. A busy Mum to two lovely girls, Mo likes to unwind having a good laugh and a couple of cold beverages with friends!