Kiri is a lecturer in property in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Auckland. Her teaching focuses on Māori land issues and Māori entrepreneurship and business development. Kiri’s research and areas of expertise focuses on competitive Māori strategy, Māori economics and Māori business.
The theory of value research platform is concerned with considering:
How can the values that drive the Māori economy be understood and articulated within a theoretical context?
How can the values that drive the Māori economy be utilised by Māori communities to enhance wellbeing?
The theory of value platform project seeks to build on research conducted by the Whai Rawa theme in the areas of Indigenous economics and entrepreneurship and Māori enterprise. Māori values research has indicated that they go beyond Māori business and entrepreneurship.