• Ngāti Pikiao Te Rarawa Ngaati Maahanga Ngāti Haupoto
    Te Hautaki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance

    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.

  • Te Rarawa Ngāpuhi
    Emerging Researchers' Leader

    Dr Hinekura Smith (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi) is NPM's Emerging Researchers’ Leader, providing further national leadership and coordination of MAI Te Kupenga and developing and nurturing initiatives that contribute to the outcomes and objectives of NPM’s Capability and Capacity Strategy.

  • Ngāpuhi Te Rarawa Ngāti Wai
  • Te Rarawa Ngāpuhi
  • Ngāti Wai Ngāpuhi Te Aupouri Te Rarawa Ngāti Porou
  • Ngāpuhi Te Rarawa Tainui
    School of Psychology, college of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Ngāti Kahu Te Rarawa Ngāti Whatua
    Professor of Māori Studies

    Professor Margaret Mutu is of Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Whātua and Scottish descent. She is the Professor of Māori Studies at the University of Auckland where she teaches and conducts research on Māori language, tikanga (law), history and traditions, rights and sovereignty, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and treaty claims against the English Crown, constitutional transformation and Māori-Chinese encounters.

  • Ngāti Whatua Te Rarawa
    Research Fellow

    Lisa Te Morenga is a Research Fellow in the Department of Human Nutrition and is affiliated with the Riddet Institute – a National Centre of Research Excellence in food science and nutrition. Lisa works closely with Professor Jim Mann and collaborates with researchers associated with the Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research at the University of Otago Medical School. Her PhD was on “the effects of macronutrient composition on risk of diabetes” in 2010, both at the University of Otago.

  • Ngāti Kuri Te Rarawa Te Aupouri Ngāpuhi

    Dr Hinemoa Elder is a mother of two from Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri and Ngāpuhi nui tonu. She works as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in private practice. She is a deputy member of the Mental Health Review Tribual and on the list of Medical Consultants under the Intellectual Disability Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation Act 2003.  

  • Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa Ngāti Kuri Te Rarawa
    Senior Lecturer

    Ella Henry has a background in Sociology, Māori Studies, Management Studies and Māori Development. Her PhD focused on Māori entrepreneurship in screen production, and her Masters on Māori women and leadership.

    Dr Henry has been actively involved in the Māori screen industry, serving as Chair of Nga Aho Whakaari, the Association of Māori in Screen Production.