Treetops Lodge Team




Lodge Manager - Riki Mitchell

A Rotorua local, Riki returned to New Zealand after an extensive period overseas,  and quickly established himself within senior Luxury Lodge management.  Previously Riki's  international career had been with the New Zealand Diplomatic Service in Spain, Japan, Korea and China as a cultural adviser and hosting roles to VIPs and royalty. 

Riki is fluent in Te Reo Maori, Japanese and Korean

Riki  joined Treetops in 2013 as assistant Lodge Manager,  after 4 years at the nearby Peppers on the Point Luxury Lodge. Rikis role at Peppers also included being the attache for a year long contract with the Prime Ministers office based at the lodge.

Riki has a keen interest and skill with Te Reo Maori, and has been instrumental to establish at Treetops  local authentic Maori experiences,  not previously showcased at any other luxury lodge. They are unique to Treetops. His skill with hosting our  guests in a naturally New Zealand relaxed style, famed at Treetops, pays tribute to  his high level of professionalism,  commitment to high levels of guest satisfaction and innovation.

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