Associate Professor Te Taka Keegan
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. Te Taka has also been involved in an impressive number of projects involving te reo Māori and technology including the Māori Niupepa Collection, Te Kete Ipurangi, the Microsoft keyboard, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office in Māori, Moodle in Māori, Google Web Search in Māori, and the Māori macroniser. At the centre of all of Te Taka’s research and mahi is a passion for te reo Māori.