Mauri Ora - Human Flourishing

Associate Professor Papaarangi Reid

Te Rarawa
Tumuaki
The University of Auckland

Papaarangi is Tumuaki and Head of Department of Maori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand.  She holds science and medical degrees from the University of Auckland and is a specialist in public health medicine. She has tribal affiliations to Te Rarawa in the Far North of Aotearoa and her research interests include analysing disparities between indigenous and non-indigenous citizens as a means of monitoring government commitment to indigenous rights.

Dr Pauline Harris

Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Rakaipaka, Ngāti Kahungunu
Postdoctoral Researcher
Victoria University of Wellington

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.

Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora

Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti, Tūhoe
University of Waikato

Linda Nikora is co-director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and a Professor of Indigenous Studies at Te Wānanga o Waipapa, the University of Auckland. She was previously Professor of Psychology and Director of the Maori & Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato. Her specialities are in in community psychology, applied social psychology, ethnopsychology and Maori development.

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