Dr Matthew Roskruge

Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Tama
Senior Lecturer
Massey University

Matthew Roskruge (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama) is codirector of Te Au Rangahau and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics and Finance. He has an academic background in health and population economics, and researchers broadly as an applied economist and social scientist. His current research projects include:

  • Māori economics & mixed-methods
  • Social capital and wellbeing research
  • Effective health systems and service delivery; Health Economics
  • Population, labour and regional economics

Pūrongo Ā-Tau Annual Report 2018: Extending Horizons and Growing Partnerships

This Annual Report highlights the significant research and activities of NPM's in 2018. With a focus on providing excellent research that will benefit our many communities across the country.  It also highlights our deep partnership with our communities, to sharing and engaging with government and agencies to further impact positve change and policy. More than 350 research outputs were produced last year by our researchers, amongst a full programme of 48 ongoing research projects addressing our research priorities, and multiple wānanga, scholarships and awards, ongoing symposiums and our 8th biennial International Indigenous Research Conference.

Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua

Te Ātiawa
Senior Lecturer
Massey University

Natasha Tassell-Matamua is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Massey University, where she teaches in the area of cultural psychology. Her research platform encompasses two primary threads: Indigenous Psychology with a focus on mātauranga Māori as it relates to: ethics, spirituality, well-being, and the environment - and also Exceptional Human Experiences with a particualr focus on near-death experiences [NDEs].

Dr Jordan Waiti

Ngāti Pikiao, Te Rarawa, Ngaati Maahanga, Ngāti Haupoto
University of Waikato

Jordan started as a lecturer within Te Hautaki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance at the University of Waikato in early 2018. Previously, he was a Māori Health Consultant based out of Whaingaroa/Raglan.

Dr Adreanne Ormond

Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University of Wellington

Adreanna is a Senior Lecturer in Te Kura Māori in the Faculty of Education. Her research interests include youth, education, and health as well as Māori development with a specific interest in Indigenous – ethnic minority youth and how existent issues within the community influence life experience and the articulation of that experience.