Kāhui Māori

Our Kāhui Māori provides the Governance Board and Science Leadership Team with strategic advice and input into our science strategy and priorities, and helps with the assessment of science quality, performance and responsiveness to iwi, hapū, whānau and Māori business goals.

Kāhui Māori Members

Aimee Kaio

Managing Director, NORA Limited | Ngāi Tahu

Darren Ngaru King

Interdisciplinary research scientist, Māori society and climate, NIWA | Ngāti Raukawa

Shaun Awatere

Manaaki Whenua, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Research Leadership Team | Ngāti Porou

Naomi Simmonds

Senior Lecturer at University of Waikato | Raukawa, Ngāti Huri

Sandy Morrison (attending as VM Lead)

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Māori and Pacific Development, University of Waikato | Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Rarua, Te Arawa

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