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Megan Potiki

meganDip Tch Primary (Otago), B.Ed (Otago), MEd (Canterbury)
Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Te Āti Awa

Contact

Office: 3S5, Te Tumu (Richardson Building, South Tower)
Tel: +64 3 479 7219
Email: megan.potiki@otago.ac.nz

Research

Megan's research interests have been in second language acquisition and the reconstruction of identity. More recently her research has include demystifying traditional Kai Tahu waiata, writing stories for children using whakapapa and traditional knowledge and the development of graded reading texts available for children in Māori language immersion settings.

Teaching

Supervision

Current

  • Kelly-Ann Tahitahi - MA - He Tohu Whakamaumahara - Māori memorialisation in cemeteries

Past

  • Stefan Jordan - PGDip - Newsprint, Te Reo and Hegemony in New Zealand: Responses to the Wai 262 Report for the Waitangi Tribunal 2010

Distinctions

  • Te Huanui - Distinction (Te Mātauranga Māori, Christchurch Polytechnic)
  • Kā Moteatea – Distinction (Te Mātauranga Māori, Christchurch Polytechnic)
  • Finalist in Huia Publishers Short Story awards (te reo Māori)

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Publications

Potiki, M. (2015). Te Tokotoko. In A. Cooper, L. Paterson & A. Wanhalla (Eds.), The lives of colonial objects. (pp. 170-175). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Pōtiki, M. (2016). Te Haka Nā Ngā Herehere. Te Pouhere Kōrero, 8, 6-25.

Potiki, M. (2016). The Otago Peninsula: A unique identity. Shima, 10(1), 67-84. doi: 10.21463/shima.10.1.08

Potiki, M. (2015). Me Tā Tāua Mokopuna: The Te Reo Māori writings of H. K. Taiaroa and Tame Parata. New Zealand Journal of History, 49(1), 31-53.

Chapter in Book - Research

Potiki, M. (2015). Te Tokotoko. In A. Cooper, L. Paterson & A. Wanhalla (Eds.), The lives of colonial objects. (pp. 170-175). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Potiki, M. (2016). The Otago Peninsula: A unique identity. Shima, 10(1), 67-84. doi: 10.21463/shima.10.1.08

Pōtiki, M. (2016). Te Haka Nā Ngā Herehere. Te Pouhere Kōrero, 8, 6-25.

Potiki, M. (2015). Me Tā Tāua Mokopuna: The Te Reo Māori writings of H. K. Taiaroa and Tame Parata. New Zealand Journal of History, 49(1), 31-53.

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