MAI People

Dr Dominic O'Sullivan

Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu
Research area: Politics of Māori self-determination.
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Pauline Harris

Rongomaiwahine, Kahungunu
PhD Candidate in Astrophysics at the University of Canterbury
Research Area: Radio Ice Cherenkov Experiment
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Dr Chris Tooley

Ngāti Kahungunu
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Post doctoral fellow in the Department of Politics, University of Auckland
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Diane Rongo Ruwhiu

Ngāpuhi
PhD Candidate of Philosophy, University of Otago School of Business
Research area: The role of social, cultural and economic capital in Māori Business
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Dr Manulani Aluli Meyer

Kailua, O'ahu, Hawaii
Research Area: Indigenous epistemology and its application in transforming education and society, the differences between oration and literacy.
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Dr Nicole Coupe (Nikki)

Kai Tahu, Te Atiawa, Ngāti Toa, Rangitane Raukawa
Research Area: Māori who present to Emergency Departments after a period of self harm and suicidal behaviour.
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Seann Paurini

Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa
Ph.D. Candidate Philosophy of Education
Research Area: Social, historical & cultural origins of - and critical challenges to - education's assumptions.
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Dr Des Kahotea

Ngāti Pukenga
Research Area: Indigenous' research, indigenous practises and indigenous participation as researchers and the researched or the 'insider' and the 'other' in anthropological terms.
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Dr Jon Battista

Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāpuhi
Research Area: Language, Literature and Culture in relation to Māori literature in English.
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Margaret A. Wilkie

Ngati Porou, Ngāpuhi
PhD Candidate Māori Education with Victoria University of Wellington
Research Area: Māori in New Zealand Institutes of Technology/Polytechnics in the field of Information Communication Technology
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Riri Ellis

Ngāiterangi, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāi Tahu
PhD Candidate
Research Area: Enhancing Māori Health and Wellbeing through a critical engagement with social marketing
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Paul Whitinui

Ngāpuhi, Te Aupōuri
PhD Candidate
Research Area: Māori youth, identity and pedagogy
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Dr Mark R. Laws

Ko Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa
Research Area: using the Māori data models and language frameworks to provide the basis for an online Central-Eastern Polynesian Speech and Language Information System.
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Huia Woods

Ngāti Awa, Tapuika
PhD Candidate at the University of Waikato
Research Area: Māori Interests in Petroleum: Towards Greater Recognition of Indigenous Rights to Natural Resources
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Ramarie Rareti

Te Arawa
PhD Candidate
Research Area: compares the experiences of some Te Arawa kaumātua at their respective Native Schools, with the recent school experiences of their mokopuna.
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Shannan Crow

Te Atiawa
PhD Candidate at the University of Otago
Research Area: Evolution and ecology of two newly discovered native fish species
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Danny Rewiti Hona

Enrolling Phd in Education at the University of Auckland
Maori masculinity in Modern times
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Geoff Juranovich

Te Ngaere
PhD Candidate at Auckland University of Technology
Research Area: Māori health programmes particularly those associated with metabolic disease such as diabetes
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Jubilee Turi Hollis

Ngāti Kahungungu ki Wairoa, Heretaunga, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngāti Kahungungu ki Waioroa, Ngāti Porou
PhD Candidate at the University of Canterbury
Research Area: Continuing colonization by western theology
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Jo Mane

Ngāpuhi
PhD Candidate at the Universtiy of Auckland
Research Area: Impact of Maori language broadcasting as a key driver in Maori language revitalization
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Marama Muru Lanning

Waikato and Maniapoto
PhD Candidate at the University of Auckland
Research Area: Indigenous Responses to the Commodifications of Rivers
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Tia Neha

Ngāti Porou and Ngāpuhi
PhD Candidate in Psychology at the University of Canterbury
Research Area: Operant and Behavioural Economic areas of Psychology
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Melissa Taitimu

Te Rarawa and Te Aupouri
PhD Candidate in Psychology at the University of Auckland
Research Area: Māori ways of understanding schizophrenia
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Wiremu Doherty

Tuhoe, Ngāti Tawhaki
PhD Candidate University of Auckland View Profile

 Dr Hazel Phillips

Ngāti Mutunga
Senior lecturer for He Pārekereke, which is part of Te Pūtahitanga o te Mātauranga (the School of Education Studies) at Victoria University of Wellington.
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Adelaide Collins

Tainui
PhD Candidate at Waikato University studying Māori development with a particular focus on the effects on communities of traditional versus formal modern management styles.
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Peter Maulder

Ngāti Kahungungu
PhD Candidate at AUT, Peter's thesis title is "The role of movement variability and muscle stiffness in lower limb injury prevention".
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Tipene Filipo

Tuapa, Namakulu, Nuie, Falealupo/Salea'amua (Aleipata), Samoa. Graduated EdD 2006 and now working at St Joseph's College, Alafua in Samoa.
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Jacinta Beckwith

Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Kahungunu
PhD Candidate at Otago University studying the Archaeology of the East Coast of the North Island, New Zealand.
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Waikaremoanana Waitoki

Ngāti Maru Ngāti Mahanga
PhD Candidate studying psychology at the University of Waikato.
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Kaapua Smith

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Apa
PhD Candidate studying politics at the University of Auckland.
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Verne Pere

Ngāti Kahungunu, Rakaipāka
PhD Candidate in Engineering Geology at the University of Canterbury
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Michelle Erai

Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whatua, Ngāti Porou
PhD Candidate in the doctoral programme of the History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
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Rawiri Tuhiwai-Ruru

Te Aitanga a Hauiti
PhD Candidate in Māori Studies at Te Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
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Arapera Royal-Tangaere

Ngāti Raukawa, Te Arawa, Kaitahu
PhD Candidate in Māori Education at the University of Auckland
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Daryle Rigney

PhD Candidate in Education at the University of Auckland
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Maree Mills

Ngāti Tuwharetoa
PhD Candidate in Screen and Media at the University of Waikato
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Sarah-Jane Paine

Tūhoe
PhD under examination at Massey University in Wellington
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Dr Matiu Prebble

Ngāi Tahu
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Post doctoral fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia View Profile

Dr Lynne Pere

Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungungu, Kāi Māmoe, Rangitāne, Ngāti Porou
PhD in Māori Studies, research area: Māori health services
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Dr Ainsleigh Cribb

Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tamaterā, Ngāti Kauwhata, Waikato

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Doctoral Bridging Grant Holder 2007, PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Auckland View Profile

Jade Baker

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa
PhD Candidate at Canterbury University
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Mera Penehira

Ngāti Raukawa, Rangitane
PhD Candidate at Auckland University, HRC PhD Scholarship recipient
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Dr Robert Joseph

Ngāti Raukawa ki Wharepuhunga, Te Pae o Raukawa, Ngāti Paretekawa o Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Te Kohera o Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rangitane, Ngai Tahu
Doctorate of Philosophy in Law, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Doctoral Bridging Grant Holder
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Bevan Tipene-Matua

Ngāi Tahu Ngāti Kahungunu 
Doctoral Student at the University of Otago, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga/ESR Doctoral Scholarship Holder
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Reremoana Theodore

Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa
Submitted PhD thesis in Paediatrics and Psychology. Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Doctoral Bridging Grant Holder
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Melanie Cheung

Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa
Research Area: examining the biochemical processes that result in cell death and neurodegeneration in the human brain with Huntington’s disease.
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Ewan Pohe

Rongomaiwahine, Kahungunu

PhD Candidate Victoria University of Wellington
Thesis Topic:Computer supported  Maori language revitilization in te reo.
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Raukura Roa

Tainui
Thesis Topic: Traditional waiata Māori: A case for formulaic language, functions and macro-patterning
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Gary Leaf

Ngāpuhi
Thesis Topic: An ethnographic study of Māori Sport and Recreation as it exists today.
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Amanda Black

Tuhoe me Wahkatohea me Whanau-a-Apanui te iwi
Research Area: Environmental Science
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Hauiti Hakopa

Ngāti Tuwharetoa
PhD student at the Univerity of Otago
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Fiona McGrath

Te Rarawa
Research Area: Educational Management
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Rachel Sizemore

Ngāi Tahu
PhD Student at the University of Otago
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Gina Colvin

Ngāti Porou Ngā Puhi
PhD Student at the University of Canterbury
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Tepora Emery

Te Arawa, Tainui
PhD Student at the University of Waikato
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Laura Buckley

Tainui, Ngati Whanaunga, Ngati Paoa
PhD Student at Massey University
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Mohi Rua

Tuhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Whakaue
PhD Student in Psychology at the University of Waikato
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Lily George

Ngapuhi
PhD Student in Social Anthropology at Massey University
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Anna Sutton

Te Rarawa
PhD Student at Canterbury University
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Ella Henry

Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa
PhD Student at AUT
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Rangi Nicholson

Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa, Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu
PhD Student at the University of Auckland
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Wendy Gillespie

Ngāti Kahunganui
PhD Student at the University of Waikato
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Bridgette Masters-Awatere

Te Aupouri, Te Rarawa, Ngaiterangi, Tuwharetoa ki Kawerau
PhD student in Psychology at the University of Waikato
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Anna Rolleston

Tauranga Moana
PhD student at the University of Auckland
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Dr Hinemoa Elder

Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri and Ngāpuhi
PhD student at the University of Auckland
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Esther Allen

Ngāpuhi
PhD student at the University of Auckland
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Chellie Spiller

Ngāti Kahungungu
PhD student at the University of Auckland
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Keri-Anne Wikitera

Tūhourangi, Ngāti Wahiao, Ngāti Whakaue
PhD student at the Auckland University of Technology
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Jesse Butler

Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa
PhD student at the Auckland University of Technology
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Sophie Nock

Ngāti Kurī
PhD student at the University of Waikato
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Natana Takurua

Ngāti Porou
PhD student at the University of Waikato
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Mei Winitana

Ngāti Ruapani ki Waikaremoana / Ngai Tūhoe / Te Atiawa ki Waiwhetu
PhD student at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
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Miriama Postlehwaite

Tūhoe, Ngāti Raka
PhD student at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
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Peter Russell

Ngāpuhi
PhD student at The University of Otago
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Claire Charters

Ngāti Whakaue, Ngā Puhi, Tuwharetoa, Tainui
PhD student at The University of Cambridge
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Anne Hiha

Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Pikiao, Tuhourangi
PhD student at Deakin University
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Tina R Makereti Dahlberg

Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Te Ati Awa, Ngati Rangatahi, Moriori
PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington
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Kirsten Gabel

Ngāti Kahu, Te Paatu
PhD student at University of Waikato
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