• Ngāti Kahungunu Ngāti Porou
  • Ngāti Kahungunu
  • Ngāti Kahungunu Ngāti Awa Te Whānau-a-Apanui Te Arawa
  • Tūhoe Ngāti Awa Whakatōhea Ngāti Kahungunu
    Senior Lecturer - School of Management

    Jason MIka is a senior lecturer and Co-Director of Te Au Rangahau, the Māori Business & Leadership Research. His research interests include indigenous entrepreneurship, management and methodologies.

  • Ngāti Kahungunu Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki
    Senior Lecturer School of Law

    Carwyn's primary research interests relate to the Treaty of Waitangi and indigenous legal traditions.  Before joining the faculty in 2006, Carwyn worked in a number of different roles at the Waitangi Tribunal, Māori Land Court, and the Office of Treaty Settlements.

  • Kati Mamoe Ngāti Kahungunu

    Brad's research focus is the participation of indigenous peoples in conservation management and environmental planning. This research focuses on the obstacles to establishing partnership approaches, and the appropriateness of comanagement, collaborative science and community-based management for resolving conservation conflicts. 

  • Ngāi Tūhoe Ngāti Kahungunu
    Adjunct Professor / Director- Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori

    Dr Kāretu, of Tūhoe and Ngāti Kahungunu descent, is one of three Directors of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori (School of Māori Language Excellence) at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.  He is considered a master of te reo Māori (the Māori language) and is recognised nationally and internationally for his knowledge and work in the language. 

  • Ngāti Kahungunu Ngāti Porou
    NPM Secretariat

    Paora is Kaihautu Tikanga (Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori leader) at NPM and also a Professional Teaching Fellow at the Department of Māori Studies, University of Auckland where he lectures in Kapahaka, Traditional & Contemporary Māori Performing Arts and Te Reo Māori. 

    He has had a significant career in kapahaka as well as traditional and contemporary Māori performing arts, including areas of performing, teaching/training, directing, judging as well as choreography and composition within this indigenous genre of dance.

  • Ngāti Kahungunu
    Senior Lecturer, Associate Dean Māori and Pacific at the University of Auckland Business School

    Dr Chellie Spiller, of Māori and Pākehā lineage, is a senior lecturer and Associate Dean Māori and Pacific at the University of Auckland Business School. She has over 30 years of corporate experience in tourism, finance and marketing, holding senior executive positions in New Zealand and abroad, and brings this experience to her academic work and leadership and management development programmes. Her research explores how Māori and indigenous businesses create authentic and sustainable wealth and wellbeing.

  • Rongomaiwahine Ngāti Rakaipaka Ngāti Kahungunu
    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Dr Pauline Harris is the Chairperson of the SMART board and a postdoctoral researcher at Victoria University. Her research involves searching for extra-solar planets.