Associate Professor Peter Adds

Head of School, Senior Lecturer
Te Kawa a Māui: School of Māori Studies
Victoria University of Wellington
Indigenous Affiliation(s): 
Te Ātiawa

Peter Adds is the Head of School at Te Kawa a Maui - the School of Māori Studies at Victoria University of Wellington. He is from the Otaraua Hapu of Te Ātiawa in Taranaki. His academic training is in archaeology but he has extensive experience in Treaty Settlements and is also an accomplished Treaty trainer. He was the claimant researcher for the Taranaki Land Claim and subsequently the claim negotiator for Te Ātiawa. He is also the inaugural and current Chairperson of the Māori Association of Social Science.