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Foundation Fellows (Massey University)

  • Prof Chris Cunningham

    Professor of Research Centre for Maori Health and Development - Centre for Public Health Research


    Ph: ext 63242

  • Prof Sir Mason Durie

    Emeritus Professor - Research & Enterprise


  • Prof Bob Jahnke

    Professor of Maori Visual Arts - School of Art


    Ph: ext 84362

  • Dr Farah Palmer

    Associate Dean - Maori - College of Business

    Senior Lecturer - School of Management


    Ph: ext 84912

Foundation Fellows (external)

Professor Taiarahia Black
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiarangi

Retired Professor Lady Arohia Durie

Associate Professor Cindy Kiro
University of Auckland

Associate Professor Danny Keenan

Dr Stephanie Palmer
HRC Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dr Leland Ruwhiu
Ministry of Social Development

Dr Monty Soutar
Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Elected Fellows (Massey University)

Elected Fellows (external)

Dr Manuhuia Barcham
Hawke Group, Synexe Consulting Ltd

Dr Amohia Boulton
Whakauae Research Services

Dr Bronwyn Campbell

Dr Nicole Coupe
Mental Health NZ

Dr Heather Gifford
Whakauae Research Services

Dr Annemarie Gillies
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiarangi

Dr James Graham
Ngāti Kahungunu Inc

Dr Paul Hirini

Dr Tanira Kingi
AgResearch Ltd

Dr Rangi Matamua
Te Pua Wānanga ki Te Ao, University of Waikato

Dr Kara Mihaere

Dr Wayne Ngata
Te Taura Whiri i te Reo, Māori Language Commission

Dr Lynne Russell
University of Otago

Dr Guy Scott

Dr Hope Tupara

Dr Virginia Warriner
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Dr Janice Wenn

Associate Professor Denise Wilson
Auckland University of Technology

Honorary Fellows

Te Ariki Nui Sir Tumu Te Heuheu

Dr Dennis McDermott


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