Mr Beau Stowers

Beau Stowers


Qualifications: PhD Candidate, Licenced Translator, Te Panekiretanga o te Reo, Master of Teaching and Learning, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts

Iwi: Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa

About Beau

Beau Stowers is a graduate of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo and is studying his PhD in Decolonising Māori Grammar. With over a decade of experience in teaching te reo Māori, Beau was the recipient of a Teaching Excellence Award in 2019. A Kapa Haka and Ngā Manu Kōrero judge, Beau has had numerous advisory and stakeholder roles for language and performing arts programs. His business, Kura Consultants Ltd offers expert advice on language and cultural capability development and translation services, and Beau is currently involved in a linguistics research project with The University of British Columbia, Canada that explores tense and aspect systems in human language.

Papers Taught


Cultural Learning; Indigenous Education; Language Learning; Language/Literacy/Linguistics; Learning; Learning Languages and Education; Maori; Maori Culture/Tikanga; Maori Language; Maori Language and Technology; Maori Research; Maori Translation; Te Reo (Maori Language); Teaching and Learning

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Stowers, Mr Beau 9634 bstowers ITS.G.39 Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao

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  • Calling +64 7 838 4466  select option 1, then enter the extension
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