Te Tumu - University of Otago

Dr Karyn Paringatai

Ngāti Porou
Chair - Marketing and Promotions
Te Tumu - University of Otago

Karyn's research interests are in a number of areas that intersect at various points. These are: sociological issues surrounding Māori urbanisation and Māori identity development and maintenance; Māori performing arts, particularly poi, the analysis of haka and waiata compositions and the role kapa haka plays in identity; grammatical aspects of the Māori language and second language acquisition; Māori language and Māori performing arts teaching methodologies.