Massey University

Dr Lily George

Te Kapōtai, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, Ngātiwai
Senior Research Officer - Māori and Pasifika
Massey University

Lily gained her doctorate in social anthropology from Massey University in 2010, with research on Awataha Marae in Northcote, Auckland. The research explored innovation of Māori tradition through three periods of cultural renaissance.

Veronica Tawhai

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Uepohatu
Lecturer - Te Putahi-a-To
Massey University

Ms Tawhai lectures in policy and politics at Te Pūtahi a Toi. A recent recipient of the Fulbright-Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga scholar award, Ms Tawhai's fields of research and community work include the Treaty of Waitangi, Māori and youth political engagement, constitutional change, and electoral, civics and citizenship education. 

Professor Te Kani Kingi

Ngāti Pukeko, Ngāti Awa
Director Māori
Massey University

Te Kani Kingi is Director of Te Mata o te Tau, The Academy for Māori Research and Scholarship at Massey University in Wellington. His specialist interests are in mental health research, psychometrics and Māori health.

He has been an executive member of the New Zealand Public Health Association, the Mental Health Advocacy Coalition, the National Ethics Advisory Committee, the National Health Committee and the Public Health Advisory Committee.

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