Associate Professor Kura Paul-Burke

Kura Paul-Burke

Mātai Moana – Marine Research

Qualifications: PhD, MIS (Hons), BASc, BEd

Iwi: Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Whakahemo

Recent Publications

  • Paul-Burke, K., O'Brien, T., Burke, J., & Bluett, C. (2020). Mapping Māori knowledge from the past to inform marine management futures. New Zealand Science Review, 76(1-2), 32-41. Retrieved from

  • Stevens, C. L., Paul-Burke, K., & Russell, P. (2020). Pūtahitanga: the intersection of western science and mātauranga Māori in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand’s physical oceanography. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1080/00288330.2019.1698621

  • O'Callaghan, J., Stevens, C., Roughan, M., Cornelisen, C., Sutton, P., Garrett, S., . . . Macdonald, H. (2019). Developing an integrated ocean observing system for New Zealand. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(MAR), 7 pages. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00143

  • Paul-Burke, K., Burke, J., Bluett, C., & Senior, T. (2018). Using Māori knowledge to assist understandings and management of shellfish populations in Ōhiwa harbour, Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 52(4), 542-556. doi:10.1080/00288330.2018.1506487

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Environment; Maori; Maori Research; Marine