Rachael Ka'ai-Mahuta

Rachael Ka'ai-Mahuta

Principal Investigator

 

Rachael is a Senior Lecturer at Te Ipukarea (National Māori Language Institute) and Associate Director of Te Whare o Rongomaurikura(International Centre for Language Revitatalisation) at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Rachael, who is of Māori, Hawaiian, and Cook Island Māori descent, completed a PhD in 2010 before commencing at AUT in 2011. Her research interests include: the Māori oral tradition and performing arts; the revitalisation of Indigenous languages, traditions and knowledge; Indigenous Peoples’ rights; and the politics of identity and place, especially in relation to the Indigenous diaspora. More about Rachael.