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Assoc. Prof. Te Kahautu Maxwell

Te Kahautu Maxwell

Associate Professor / Manukura

Qualifications: BA Waikato, BMPA Awanuiarangi, MA Waikato

Iwi: Te Whakatohea, Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tai, Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngātii Porou, Ngāti Maniapoto, Tuhoe

About Te Kahautu

Te tangata nāna i noho Whakarua
Kārangaranga te muri
Ka tutū ngā tamatea o te moana
E ko au! Ko au! Ko au tēnei!
Ko Tūtāmure!

Awards

  • Ngarimu VC & 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2010 Inaugural award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching in a Kaupapa Māori Context, AKO AOTEAROA National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence
  • 2013 APRA Silver Scroll Maioha Award – recognising excellence in contemporary Māori music and to acknowledge waiata (song) in, or strongly featuring Te Reo Māori

Board Membership

  • 1997- Te Matatini Society Incorporated
  • 2000- Mataatua Kapa Haka Incorporated
  • 2004- Maraetai 11 Incorporation
  • 2008- 2015 Te Waka Toi the Māori arts board of Creative New Zealand Arts Council
  • 2011- Te Paepae Motuhake Independent Panel of the Ministerial Review of the Māori Language Strategy and Sector
  • 2011- The Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board
  • 2009- Te Matatini Executive Board
  • 2013- Chairman Ringatu Wainui Incorporration
  • 2012 Te Kotahi Research Institute
  • 2014- Tekaumarua The Council of King Tuheitia

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Māori Religion; Te Haahi Ringatū; Karakia (Māori Prayers), Ngā Mōteatea (Ancient Māori Song); Building Cultural Capital, Tangihanga, Death and Dying), Te Reo Māori, Kapa Haka (Traditional Māori Performing Arts), Composition, Toi Māori (Māori Art), Māori Literature, Māori Prophets, Māori Prophecy

Recent Publications

  • Maxwell, T. K. (2019). The transformative power of the word that emancipates a tribe from mental slavery through the composition of song. In Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference (NAISA). Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Maxwell, T. K., & Temara, P. (2018). Hāhi Māori: Learn more about the Māori religions linked to the Kīngitanga. In Kingitanga Day, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Takerei, M., & Maxwell, T. K. K. (2017). Kiingitanga: Our people. In World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE): A Celebration of Resilience. Conference held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Takerei, M., & Maxwell, T. K. K. (2017). Kiingitanga: The untold story. In World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE): A Celebration of Resilience. Conference held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Keywords

Maori; Maori Arts; Maori Culture/Tikanga; Maori Development; Maori Governance; Maori History; Maori Identity; Maori Land and Community; Maori Language


Contact Details

Room: A1.10
Phone: 07 858 9561