• Te Kapōtai Ngāti Hine Ngāpuhi Ngātiwai
    Senior Research Officer - Māori and Pasifika

    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.

  • Ngāti Hine Ngāpuhi)
    Research Fellow

    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.

  • Ngāti Wai Ngāti Hine Ngāti Manu
    Director of Whāriki and Co-director of the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre

    Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes is based out of Massey University and is currently Director of Whāriki and Co-director of the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre. She has worked on research in many areas; more recently relationships between the health of people and the health of environments, sexual coercion, alcohol and youth well-being and identity.

  • Ngāti Kahungunu Ngāti Toa Rangatira Ngāi Tahu Ngāti Hine
    Principal Investigator

    Associate Professor Huia Tomlins Jahnke has been involved as a researcher and research coordinator of the D Company Māori Battalion Oral History Project since 1997 when the Ngāti Kahungunu veterans of D Company established the project. She is Principal Investigator on the NPM project Au e ihu! Nga Morehu TauaThose that are left must endeavour to complete the work. Huia is currently an Professor of Māori Education, and Head of School in the College of Education at Massey University.

  • Ngā Puhi Ngāti Kahu Ngāti Hine
    Head of School Te Kura Maori

    Cindy Kiro is the Director of The Starpath Project, at the University of Auckland and was previously Head of School Te Kura Māori at Victoria University and Children’s Commissioner. Her areas of research expertise are Public Health, Māori Health, Children and Young People Policy, and Māori Development. She is a lead author on “Trends in Wellbeing for Māori households/families, 1981–2006".