Dr Dara Dimitrov

Dara Dimitrov

Qualifications: BMS (Hons); LLB; MMS; PhD

Personal Website: Lecturer

Iwi: Ngati Awa, Ngati Raukawa

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Accountability with a focus on large charities working in and across borders from New Zealand and public agencies.  Current research projects include a longitudinal study of selected New Zealand charities.

Intellectual property with a focus on Māori indigenous knowledge.  Current research projects include mānuka honey

Recent Publications

  • Dimitrov, D. (2021). The use of plastic in beehives. New Zealand Law Journal, 5(June), 172-174. Open Access version:

  • Hudson, M., & Dimitrov, D. (2018). Te Mata Ira Unfolding Stories : Iwi Views and Whanau Experiences with Genomic Research.

  • Dimitrov, D. (2017). The accountability of New Zealand’s charities: Meeting the needs of charity stakeholders through information disclosure. (PhD Thesis, University of Waikato, Hilcrest Road Hamilton). Retrieved from

  • Dimitrov, D. K., & Davey, H. (2011). Sustainable development: what it means to CFOs of New Zealand. Asian Review of Accounting, 19(1), 86-108. doi:10.1108/13217341111130579 Open Access version:

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Accounting; Adult Education; Education; Indigenous Rights; International Trade; Judicial Politics; Law; Maori; Maori Culture/Tikanga; Maori Development and Education; Maori Governance; Maori Land and Community; Maori Legal Issues; Maori Research; Taxation

Charity law, public law, corporate law. accountability, sustainability

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: N Building 5.20
Phone: +64 7 838 4466 ext 9678