P o r t o f i n o Massage - About Us

Chris Stewart

Chris is a Registered Massage Therapist (MNZ) and  holds a Certificate in Relaxation Massage NZQA Level 4 from the New Zealand College of Massage  also is a fully paid up member of  Massage New Zealand (MNZ).

Additional Professional Development includes:

 Also Certificates in Sports Massage and Holistic Indian Massage

  • Sports DOMS (Delayed Onset of Muscle  Soreness) 
  • Chakra Indian Head Massage with Practicing Certificate.
  • Traditional Thai  Massage.


With over 20 years owning and managing small businesses , Chris has been on the receiving end of Relaxation Massages, and understands the need for stress relief for any business owner and how important it is to be in good health and well being.

Chris enjoys helping people of all ages and abilities to help rejuvenate and re-energise through Massage therapies.

Having gone through a personal and significant health scare, Chris understands the benefits of good rehabilitation and focused stress relief, of which Massage Therapy is a significant part.

As a result Chris also offers Cardiac rehabilitation, in conjunction with Specialist care, for those who have suffered as a result of Cardiac trauma and whose condition may affect their ability to work effectively. This may be offered free subject to specific conditions.

 Refer to Massage treatments for further information.


Portofino Massage is independently owned and operated by Chris Stewart.

Currently operating out of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, based in Whangarapoa.

Portofino Massage also support other modalities: