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Membership

The Academy is composed of two main categories of membership:

(a) Fellows of the Academy, to be known as Ngā Pūkenga

(b) Associates of the Academy, to be known as Ngā Ākonga.

Ngā Pūkenga The Foundation Fellows of the Academy, all Māori academics holding doctorate degrees from a New Zealand University, were on the staff at Massey University in 2003 or were full Professors at Massey University. 

Ngā Pūkenga/Foundation Fellows

Current Massey Staff

  • *Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie

  • Professor Robert Jahnke, Professor of Māori Visual Arts, College of Creative Arts, Massey University

  • Professor Chris Cunningham, Research Centre for Hauora  and Health, Massey University

  • Dr Farah Palmer, School of Management, Massey University

  • * Dr Maureen Holdaway

Please click on link below to and search by staff name for their academic profiles, research projects, outputs  and teaching and supervision information

Massey expertise search - Massey University

*Has current Massey email

Former Massey Staff Foundation Fellows

  • Professor Taiarahia Black

  • Professor Lady Arohia Durie

  • Professor Cindy Kiro

  • Associate Professor Jill Bevan Brown

  • Dr Danny Keenan

  • Professor Te Kani Kingi

  • Dr Stephanie Palmer

  • Dr Leland Ruwhiu

  • Dr Monty Soutar

Elected Fellows

Current Massey Staff

  • Professor Huia Tomlins-Jahnke, Professor of Māori and Indigenous Education, Te Putahi-a-Toi, Massey University

  • Professor Jonathan Procter, School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University

  • Professor Nick Roskruge, School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University

  • Professor Rangi Mātāmua, Professor of Mātauranga Māori, Te Putahi-a-Toi, Massey University

  • Associate Professor Fiona Te Momo, Te Putahi-a-Toi, Massey University

  • Associate Professor Christine Kenney, School of Psychology, Massey University

  • Associate Professor Natasha Tassell-Matamua, School of Psychology, Massey University

  • Dr Shirley Barnett, School of Management, Massey University

  • Dr Simon Bennett, School of Psychology, Massey University

  • Dr Hukarere Valentine, School of Psychology, Massey University

  • Dr Sharon Henare, School of Health Sciences, Massey University

Please click on link below to and search by staff name for their academic profiles, research projects, outputs  and teaching and supervision information.

Massey expertise search - Massey University

Former Massey Staff

  • Professor Denise Wilson

  • Professor Annemarie Gillies

  • Dr Amohia Boulton

  • Dr Bronwyn Campbell

  • Dr Elisabeth Ellison-Lochmann

  • Dr Heather Gifford

  • Dr Manuhuia Barcham

  • Dr Guy Scott

  • Dr Paul Hirini

  • Dr Selwyn Katene

  • Dr Tanira Kingi

  • Dr Kara Mihaere

  • Dr Sarah-Jane Paine

  • Dr Lynne Russell

  • Dr Nicole Coupe

  • Dr Janice Wenn

  • Dr James Graham

  • Dr Lily George

  • Dr Virginia Warriner

  • Dr Wayne Ngata

  • Dr Hope Tupara

Ngā Pūkenga Taiea/ Honorary Fellows

  • Te Ariki Nui Sir Tumu Te Heuheu

  • Dr Dennis McDermott

Ngā Akonga/Associate Members

  • All Māori academic staff at Massey

  • All Māori Masterate and Doctorate students

Officers

  • Puna Tātai Hono           Professor Meihana Durie

  • Tātai Hono Pukeahu      Professor Chris Cunningham

  • Tātai Hono Ōteha          Associate Professor Fiona Te Momo