He Aha i Pera Ai? Māori prisoner voting rights
Exploring a lived experience lens to voting rights for people in prison, to contextualise an exploration of key debates and issues.
An emerging scholar with research interests in settler colonialism, Māori justice and mātauranga Māori – Awatea's current research explores the increase of criminal justice claims before the Waitangi Tribunal.
She is a justice advocate speaking out for equitable outcomes in criminal justice, applying her lived experience expertise.