Professor Poia Rewi (Tūhoe, Ngāti Manawa, Te Arawa) has been appointed Deputy Director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga 1 July 2018 - 31 December 2020.
Poia is Dean of Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies, University of Otago, and a NPM Principal Investigator who has extensive research expertise in Indigenous language revitalisation, te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, Māori oratory, Māori performing arts and Māori history.
At the half way point of our current Centre of Research Excellence contract, we farewelled from the Research Leadership Team Drs' James Ataria (Lincoln University) and Emma Wyeth (University of Otago) who have completed their roles of Co-Deputy Director for NPM, since 2016 for a term of two and half years.
For students interested in getting some real research experience, and working with senior NPM researchers over the coming 2018-2019 summer, our internship programme is intended to provide experience and support for Māori students wanting to pursue a career in research.
Selected Interns will work under the direction and guidance of an NPM Investigator on a research project aligned to our research themes and programme.
NPM is currently looking for a Journal and Publications Coordinator for MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship. MAI Journal is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal in Indigenous Scholarship engaging in issues specific to Aotearoa, New Zealand.
This varied publishing role involves coordination of MAI Journal and other NPM publishing projects, including peer review, production standards, web and content hosting and online publishing management, working with a wide range of Indigenous and non-indigenous academic scholars across New Zealand.