Editorial Board

Ngāpuhi

Dr Te Kawehau Hoskins (Ngāpuhi) is the Head of School at Te Puna Wānanga in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland. She is primarily engaged in qualitative social and educational research in the area of the politics and ethics of Indigene – Settler relations, and multicultural and bicultural education. In particular her research interests concern the Treaty of Waitangi in educational governance, policy and practice that includes a focus on issues connected to School – Māori Community relationships and Māori community participation.

Head of School
Te Puna Wānanga
Faculty of Education & Social Work
University of Auckland
Ngāi Tahu
Te Ātiawa
Ngāti Porou

Dr John Pirker (Ngāi Tahu) is a lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Canterbury. John’s research interests centre around aquaculture, including marine ecology, marine algae and evolution and behaviour within marine ecological systems. In addition to his research, John is also involved in the Māori Research Advisory Group (MRAG) and Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG)

Lecturer
Biological Sciences
The University of Canterbury
Ngāti Maniapoto
Taranaki
Ngāruahine

Dr Arama Rata (Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki, and Ngāruahine) is a research officer at the National Institute for Demographic and Economic Analysis at the University of Waikato. Broadly speaking, Arama's research foci include Māori cultural engagement, identity, and wellbeing, as well as Māori-migrant relationship building.

 

Research Officer
National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis
University of Waikato
Ngāti Whātua
Ngāti Te Ata

Dr Michelle Thompson-Fawcett (Ngāti Whātua) is a Professor and the Head of the Department of Geography at the University of Otago. She has over 30 years’ experience in planning practice and university teaching and research.

Head of Department
Department of Geography
University of Otago
Ngāti Whātua
Te Roroa
Ngāpuhi
Ngāti Wai
Ngāti Kahu o Whangaroa

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in Māori physical education and health and joined the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago in 2011. 

Since 2017, she has been the Associate Dean External Engagement for the School.

Senior Lecturer
School of Physical Education and Exercise Sciences
University of Otago
Tuhoe
Whakatōhea
Whānau-ā-Apanui

Dr Amanda Black (Tūhoe, Whakatōhea, Whānau-ā-Apanui) is a senior lecturer in bio-protection at Lincoln University. Her research expertise is environmental soil and water biogeochemistry, focusing on soil health . She has recently focused her research on ecosystem resilience, forest health and tree dieback, with a particular focus on investigating disease resistant traits. She is also a founding and executive member of Te Tira Whakamātaki, the Māori Biosecurity Network.

Senior Lecturer
Bio-Protection Research Centre
Lincoln University
Ngai Tupoto - Te Rarawa; Ngati Korokoro
Te Pouka
Ngati Wharara
Te Mahurehure - Ngāpuhi

Jade Le Grice (Ngai Tupoto - Te Rarawa; Ngati Korokoro, Te Pouka, Ngati Wharara, Te Mahurehure - Ngāpuhi) is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Her research focuses on decolonising praxis - deconstructing dominant cultural norms and legitimating mātauranga Māori in knowledge, health, and education systems. Currently, Jade is particularly interested in Māori sexual and reproductive health, sexual violence prevention, and rangatahi wellbeing in whānau contexts.

Lecturer
School of Psychology, The University of Auckland
Waikato-Maniapoto
Ngāti Porou
Ngāti Whakaaue

Te Taka Keegan (Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Whakaaue)  is a Senior Lecturer in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Waikato. His research expertise spans across multiple fields from, traditional navigation, Māori language technologies, indigenous language interfaces and multi-lingual usability.

Senior Lecturer
Computer Science, The University of Waikato
Ngāti Kahungunu

Carwyn Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.  His primary research interests relate to the Treaty of Waitangi and indigenous legal traditions.  Carwyn has previously worked in a number of different roles at the Waitangi Tribunal, Māori Land Court, and the Office of Treaty Settlements. He is the author of New Treaty, New Tradition – Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law (UBC Press and VUP, 2016), Co-Editor of the Māori Law Review and an Associate Director of the New Zealand Centre for Public Law.

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
Tūhoe; Ngāti Manawa; Te Arawa

Poia Rewi lectures at Te Tumu (School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies), the University of Otago. His main areas of research and teaching, and community engagement involve the Māori language, Māori culture, education and performing arts. He was Co-Principal Investigator on the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga 'Te Pae Tawhiti' initiative on Te Reo Māori.

Professor
Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, the University of Otago