Staff

View the Te Kawa a Māui staff list, including role and contact details.

The teaching staff in Te Kawa a Māui are drawn from a number of different disciplines including science (and physics in particular), history, political science and international relations, archaeology, linguistics and te reo Māori. We have close connections with staff in Te Herenga Waka Marae, Toihuarewa and the Language Learning Centre.

Head of School

Head of School
Te Kawa a Māui

School Manager

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Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards

School Manager
Te Kawa a Māui

School Administrator

School Administrator
Te Kawa a Māui

Academic Staff

Vini Olsen-Reeder

Lecturer
Te Kawa a Māui

Te Hapai Trainer
Human Resources

Mike Ross

Mike Ross

Lecturer
Te Kawa a Māui

  • MR, Te Herenga Waka Marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Te Hapai Trainer
Human Resources

Senior Lecturer
Te Kawa a Māui

Lecturer in Maori Studies
Te Kawa a Māui

Teaching Fellows

Research Assistant
Te Kawa a Māui

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Ellie Tapsell

Ellie Tapsell

Research Assistant
Te Kawa a Māui

Research Associates

Research Associate
Te Kawa a Māui

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Bruce McFadgen

Bruce McFadgen

Kairuruku/Research Associate
Te Kawa a Māui

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Paul Hamer

Paul Hamer

Kairuruku/Research Associate
Te Kawa a Māui

Student support

You can also take a look at other Student support options at the School, or contact Āwhina—Māori student support.

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Tayla Cook

Tayla Cook

Maori Liaison Officer
Student Academic Services

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Keenan O'Brien

Keenan O'Brien

Kaiakiaki Maori Engagement Advisor
PVC Maori/Iwi Studies

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Rikipotiki Manuel

Rikipotiki Manuel

Kaiakiaki Maori Engagement Adviser
PVC Maori/Iwi Studies · Āwhina