Pine Southon

Hautohu Matua (Principal Adviser)
Wellington Faculty of Education


I am the Principal Adviser Māori, to the Wellington Faculty of Education with affiliations to Ngāi Tūhoe. My role is to provide specialist advice on te ao Māori me ōna tikanga, to the Dean of Education, academic staff and students of the School of Education (Te Puna Akopai). To ensure Māori cultural acknowledgement, awareness and practice is at the fore front of our engagement work.

To provide project management expertise to the Faculty research, consultation and evaluation projects.  To enhance and strengthen our relevance, impact and reputation for transformative research when engaging with iwi/communities, Pacific regional initiatives, and external stakeholders.