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Dr Tangiwai Rewi

Te Tumu

Diane Ruwhiu

Associate Professor Diane Ruwhiu

School of Business

Executive Committee

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Dr Lisa Kremer

Health Sciences

Phillip W

Dr Phil Wilcox


Christina McKerchar

Christianne McKerchar

Christchurch Campus

Jeannine Stairmand

Jeannine Stairmand

Wellington Campus

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Poia Rewi

Te Tumu

Dr Anna Carr

Associate Professor Anna Carr

School of Business

Te Poutama Māori Coordinator

Our Co-ordinator contributes to the successful operation of TPM through the proficient co-ordination of its annual activities. They also promote the activities and achievements of TPM members and is the point of administrative contact for the Executive Committee. The Co-ordinator collates and updates the TPM database and is responsible for the overall maintenance of this new TPM website.

Māori Academics

There are about 70 Māori academics at Otago working across Otago's four Divisions:

Presented here is a sample of existing Otago profiles of some of Otago's Māori academics. These profiles focus mostly on research interests. We hope over time to continue adding to these profiles so as to present a more complete presence of the many wonderful Māori academics who are working at the University of Otago.

Suzanne Pitama presenting.

Strategising hauora Māori

Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama, MIHI (Māori & Indigenous Health Institute), Health Sciences

Moana - profile

Hauora Māori in policy and practice

Dr Reremoana Theodore, Department of Psychology, Sciences