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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. (2020). Thousands find comfort in live-streamed karakia. In Radio New Zealand: Te Ao Māori /Covid-19 - Te Manu Korihi. Retrieved from https://www.rnz.co.nz/

  • Maxwell, T. K. (2020). Coronavirus: Mixed feelings on marae as quarantine area in Covid-19 outbreak. In Radio New Zealand: Te Ao Māori News / Covid-19. Retrieved from https://www.rnz.co.nz/

  • Maxwell, T. K. (2020). Te Ahumairangi. In Radio Waatea: Manako. Retrieved from http://www.waateanews.com/

  • Maxwell, T. K. (2020). Te Kahautu Maxwell on using social media for karakia. In Te Karere TVNZ. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oAxlKpi0JA

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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