Whai Rawa - Māori Economies

Dr Diane Ruwhiu

Ngāpuhi
Lecturer
University of Otago

Diane teaches strategic operations and supply chain management at under and post-graduate levels. In addition, she also introduces Māori values and practice into other areas, such as entrepreneurship, research methods, business communication, and organisations and sustainability.

Associate Professor Mānuka Hēnare

Ngāpuhi, Te Aupouri, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kuri
Director of the Mira Szászy Research Centre for Māori and Pacific Economic Development
The University of Auckland

Mānuka joined the University of Auckland Business School in 1996 and is Associate Professor in Māori Business Development in the Department of Management and International Business and recently completed (December 2014) a twelve year term as Associate Dean (Māori and Pacific Development). Mānuka is also the foundation Director of the Mira Szászy Research Centre for Māori and Pacific Economic Development and leads a number of multidisciplinary research project teams.

Dr Shaun Awatere

Ngāti Porou
Manaaki Whenua

Shaun Awatere (Ngāti Porou) is a resource economist for Landcare Research in Hamilton. He has been working to improve the incorporation of Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and values) into local government planning by developing the systems and processes that will enable Māori values to be integrated into urban design and development.

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