Editorial Board & Staff

Ngāti Whātua
Te Roroa
Ngāti Wai
Ngāti Kahu o Whangaroa

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in Māori physical education and health and joined the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago in 2011. 

Since 2017, she has been the Associate Dean External Engagement for the School.

Senior Lecturer
School of Physical Education and Exercise Sciences
University of Otago
Ngāti Maniapoto

Dr Arama Rata (Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki, and Ngāruahine) is a research officer at the National Institute for Demographic and Economic Analysis at the University of Waikato. Broadly speaking, Arama's research foci include Māori cultural engagement, identity, and wellbeing, as well as Māori-migrant relationship building.


Research Officer
National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis
University of Waikato
Ngāti Kahungunu

Carwyn Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.  His primary research interests relate to the Treaty of Waitangi and indigenous legal traditions.  Carwyn has previously worked in a number of different roles at the Waitangi Tribunal, Māori Land Court, and the Office of Treaty Settlements. He is the author of New Treaty, New Tradition – Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law (UBC Press and VUP, 2016), Co-Editor of the Māori Law Review and an Associate Director of the New Zealand Centre for Public Law.

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
Ngāti Maniapoto

Farah Rangikoepa Palmer is the Director of the Māori Business & Leadership Centre and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management, College of Business, Massey University. Her teaching and research interests are in the sociology of sport, sport management, leadership and governance as they relate to Māori and women in particular. Dr Palmer was a member of the New Zealand women’s rugby team (Black Ferns) from 1995 to 2006, and captained the team to three World Cups (1998, 2002, and 2006).

Senior Lecturer
School of Management, College of Business, Massey University
Ngai Tupoto - Te Rarawa; Ngati Korokoro
Te Pouka
Ngati Wharara
Te Mahurehure - Ngāpuhi

Jade Le Grice (Ngai Tupoto - Te Rarawa; Ngati Korokoro, Te Pouka, Ngati Wharara, Te Mahurehure - Ngāpuhi) is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Her research focuses on decolonising praxis - deconstructing dominant cultural norms and legitimating mātauranga Māori in knowledge, health, and education systems. Currently, Jade is particularly interested in Māori sexual and reproductive health, sexual violence prevention, and rangatahi wellbeing in whānau contexts.

School of Psychology, The University of Auckland
Ngāi Tahu
Te Ātiawa
Ngāti Porou

Dr John Pirker (Ngāi Tahu) is a lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Canterbury. John’s research interests centre around aquaculture, including marine ecology, marine algae and evolution and behaviour within marine ecological systems. In addition to his research, John is also involved in the Māori Research Advisory Group (MRAG) and Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG)

Biological Sciences
The University of Canterbury