• Miriama Cribb
    Te Ātihaunui-ā-Pāpārangi Ngāti Pikiao Ngāti Porou Ngāti Tama

    Miriama Cribb is Te Ātihaunui-ā-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Tama, but is most active at her home in Whanganui. Miriama is completing a PhD in Management at Massey University, looking at implementing Indigenous frameworks in non-Indigenous organisations, using Te Awa Tupua as her case study. She also works part time as a researcher at Te Atawhai o Te Ao Research Institute in Whanganui.

  • Ngāti Porou

    Shaun Awatere is facilitating this webinar. He is a member of the NPM research leadership team and works as a resource economist for Landcare Research. Shaun works to improve the incorporation of Mātauranga Māori into local government planning by developing the systems and processes that enable Māori values to be integrated into urban design and development.

  • Ngāti Porou
    School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies

    Karyn is a lecturer in Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at the University of Otago, where she obtained her BA (Hons), MA and PhD degrees.

  • Ngāti Kahungunu Rangitāne Kai Tahu Kati Mamoe Ngāti Porou Ngāti Raukawa Te Wainui ā Ru
    Senior Research Fellow
    Health Services Research Centre

    Dr Lynne Russell works as a Senior Research Fellow - Maori Health with the Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) at Victoria University of Wellington. Much of her professional and academic work has centred around the Indigenous knowledge and healing practices used in recovery from trauma associated with mental distress, suicide loss and self-harm. She describes herself as an writer, activist and public speaker stirred by cultural resilience, social justice, Indigenous and LGBTI rights, and the amplification of voices more readily silenced in society.

  • Ngāti Porou Ngāti Awa Tūhoe
  • Ngāti Porou

    Ko Hikurangi te Maunga, Ko Waiapu te Awa, Ko Ngāti Porou te Iwi, Ko te Whānau a Pōkai te Hapū, Ko Te Kapa o Hinekōpeka te Tūrangawaewae, Ko Pōkai te Marae, Ko Pōhatu te Wharekai. Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā rā tātou katoa.

    My main accomplishments to-date are my five children and (so far) eight mokopuna.

    I am a senior lecturer/researcher in education with a main focus on mathematics education in relation to kaupapa and mātauranga Māori in kura. 

  • Ngāti Porou
    Senior Lecturer
    School of Agriculture and Environment

    The overarching theme of my research is understanding the composition, distribution and evolutionary history of New Zealand’s unique ecosystems. My primary focus is the rich, and largely endemic, marine mollusc fauna. However, I apply my broadly ranging expertise in genomics, ecology and evolutionary biology, to a diverse range of research topics involving New Zealand’s biodiversity, both native and exotic.

  • Ngāti Porou Te Arawa Te Ātiawa Ngāti Raukawa Ngāti Tūwharetoa
    Māori Research Manager
    Bio-Protection Research Centre

    Melanie is an Indigenous environmental sociologist, and the Māori Research Manager – Kaiārahi for the Bio-Protection Research Centre (a Centre of Research Excellence) based at Lincoln University.

  • Ngāti Porou
    Senior Lecturer
    Te Kawa a Māui

    Ocean’s teaching and research interests are varied, but her key focus is how mātauranga Māori and science connect and relate, particularly in educational contexts and using novel digital technologies. She co-leads a National Science Challenge project investigating the perceptions of novel biotechnological controls of pest wasps in Aotearoa. Her research also involves kaupapa Māori reading of films. She is the presenter of Māori Television's Project Mātauranga and presents for TVNZ’s Coast.

  • Ngāti Wai Ngāpuhi Te Aupouri Te Rarawa Ngāti Porou