Dr Nepia Mahuika

Graduate Student Adviser (History), Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BTchg/BA (Hons), MA Waikato

School of Social Sciences



Māori and iwi history; oral history; historical theory and methodology; New Zealand history; identity construction.

Recent Publications

  • Mahuika, N. (2016). The presence of the past: Maori history in contemporary reflection. In MO’NA: Our Pasts Before Us: 22nd Pacific History Association Conference. Conference held at Guam, Mariana Islands.

  • Mahuika, N. (2016). The indigenous 'truth' of oral history: Decolonizing oral history in presence, practice, and politics. In Our Stories, Our Way: Indigenous Oral History Symposium. Conference held at State Library of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

  • Mahuika, N. (2016). Telling Us in the Days destined to you: A Response to Warren Cariou, Life-telling: Indigenous Oral Autobiography and the Performance of Relation. Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 39(3), 328-333. doi:10.1353/bio.2016.0042

  • Mahuika, N. (2015). Re-storying Maori legal histories: Indigenous articulations in nineteenth-century Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, 2(1), 40-66.

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Contact Details

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Mahuika, Dr Nepia 9349 nmahuika J.3.24 History Programme