Research Publications for Thomas C (Tom) Roa

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  • Wehi, P. M., Cox, M. P., Roa, T., & Whaanga, H. (2018). Human perceptions of megafaunal extinction events revealed by linguistic analysis of indigenous oral traditions. Human Ecology, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s10745-018-0004-0

  • Whaanga, H., Schofield, P., Wehi, P., & Roa, T. (2017). Indigenous methods of naming avifauna and its relevance in biodiversity reporting, monitoring and mapping. In 40th Annual Society of Ethnobiology (SoE) Conference. Montréal Botanical Garden, Montréal.

  • Hogg, A. G., Gumbley, W., Boswijk, G., Petchey, F., Southon, J., Anderson, A., . . . Donaldson, L. (2017). The first accurate and precise calendar dating of New Zealand Māori Pā, using Otāhau Pā as a case study.. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 12, 124-133. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.01.032

  • Hudson, M., Anderson, T., Dewes, T. K., Temara, W., Whaanga, H., & Roa, T. (2017). He matapihi ki te Mana Raraunga” - Conceptualising Big Data through a Māori lens. In H. Whaanga, T. T. Keegan, & M. Apperley (Eds.), He Whare Hangarau Māori - Language, culture & technology (pp. 64-73). Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato / University of Waikato, Kirikiriroa / Hamilton , New Zealand: Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao / Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies.

  • Whaanga, H., Waiti, J., Hudson, M. L., Williams, J., & Roa, T. (2017). How institutions frame mātauranga Māori (Commissioned by Waikato Regional Council). Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato.

  • Roa, T. C. (2017). [Keynote] Mana Motuhake. In He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference. Conference held at Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Ihimaera, W., Roa, T. C., & Jennings, J. (2016). Flowing Water: A story of the Waikato River (pre-launch Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts) [Writer (Witi Ihimaera), Writer/additional direction/Maori scenes devised by (Tom Roa), Composer (Janet Jennings),]. Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from

  • Whaanga, H., Scofield, P., Raharuhi, T. U., & Roa, T. (2016). Māori bird names and Indigenous methods of naming native and introduced bird species of Aotearoa. In Birds New Zealand: South Auckland Branch: Papakura Croquet Club, Papakura, Auckland.

  • Whaanga, H., Wehi, P., & Roa, T. (2016). Oral tradition, whakataukī and indigenous knowledge: Learning from the past looking to the future. In He Rau Tumu Kōrero IX. Te Rau Aroha, Bluff.

  • Whaanga, H., Scofield, P., Raharuhi, T. U., & Roa, T. (2016). E koekoe te tūī, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kererū: Indigenous methods of naming native and introduced bird species of Aotearoa. In New Zealand Bird Conference. Conference held at Napier, New Zealand.

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