Andrew Waa

Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi)
Research Fellow
University of Otago

Andrew (Anauru) is a Research Fellow with the Department of Public Health, at the University of Otago. He is a trained social scientist with postgraduate degrees in Public Health.

His work has included evaluations of community, national and government level policies, programmes and services and has also lectured and developed aids for teaching evaluation methods. Andrew’s public health interests include Māori health, tobacco control, social marketing, nutrition and psychosocial recovery following disasters.

Dr Andrew Erueti

Ngā Ruahinerangi, Ngāti Ruanui (Taranaki), Ati Hau (Wanganui).
Senior Lecturer
The University of Auckland

Andrew is currently a senior lecturer at Auckland University School of Law. Previously he has taught at the Law Schools of the University of Waikato and Victoria University of Wellington. Between 2008 and 2012 he was Amnesty International’s lead adviser on Indigenous rights based in London and Geneva and he was also lead counsel in the claim by Taranaki hāpu to Petroleum before the Waitangi Tribunal.

Dr Amohia Boulton

Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi te Rangi, Ngāti Pukenga
Research Centre Director
Whakaue Research for Māori Health & Development

Dr Amohia Bolton is the Research Director at Whakaue Research for Māori Health & Development with a career that has spanned public policy and academia. She has previously worked as a data analyst (Ministry of Education) policy analyst, senior analyst (Te Puni Kōkiri) and Private Secretary (Māori Affairs) and was awarded an HRC Māori Health Training Fellowship to pursue doctoral study at Massey University in Palmerston North. Her post-doctoral research took her to the University of Northern British Columbia in Canada where she worked with the Lheidli T'enneh First Nations people.

Dr Amanda Black

Tūhoe, Whakatōhea, Whānau-ā-Apanui
Lecturer / Māori Kaihautū
Lincoln University

Amanda’s research expertise is in environmental soil and water chemistry, focusing on major nutrient cycling, including the incorporation of molecular techniques to explore the relationship between functional gene expression and soil product activity.

Dr Carla Anne Houkamau

Senior Lecturer
The University of Auckland

Carla Houkamau (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and International Business. She joined the Department in 2007 as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow and completed her PhD in Psychology at The University of Auckland under the Health Research Council Scholarship programme as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (Conjoint) in Management and Employment Relations.

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