Dr Paora J Mato

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Post Doctoral Fellow

Qualifications: BSc, BA Hons (First Class), MA (First Class), GradDip, MMPD (First Class), PHD (Computer Science), MDigiBus

Iwi: Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Whānau-a-Apanui

Recent Publications

  • Park, J. W. N., Mills, S., Whaanga, H., Mato, P., Lindeman, R. W., & Regenbrecht, H. (2019). Towards a Māori telepresence system. In International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) Vol. 2019-December (pp. 1-6). Conference held at Dunedin, New Zealand: IEEE. doi:10.1109/IVCNZ48456.2019.8961016

  • Mato, P. (2019). Unlocking the science and innovation potential of Māori knowledge, resource and people. In International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (ICLLC). Conference held in Sydney, Australia.

  • Mato, P. (2018). Mā te hangarau te oranga o te reo Māori e tautoko ai? Can technology support the long-term health of the Māori language?. (PhD Thesis, University of Waikato). Retrieved from

  • Mato, P., Keegan, T. T., & Naera, L. (2016). How usable is a smartphone with a Māori-language interface?. MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship, 5(1), 17-32. doi:10.20507/MAIJournal.2016.5.1.2 Open Access version:

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Mato, Mr Paora 9142 pmato ITS.G.02 Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao

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