Assoc. Prof. Tom Roa

Tom Roa

Associate Professor / Manukura

Qualifications: BA Wellington, DipTESL Wellington, MA(Applied) Waikato, Dip T, Justice of the Peace

Iwi: Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato

About Tom

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Roa, T. (2021). A new understanding - Experts in Mātauranga Māori, archaeology and science are coming together with iwi and hapū to shed new light on the wetland pā of Waikato [Interviewed by Rosemary Baird]. In New Zealand Heritage Past, Present and Future (Iss. 161, pp. 24-27). Heritage New Zealand.

  • MacFarlane, M., Thompson, J. M. D., Mitchell, E. A., Lawton, B., McLardy, E. M., Jonas, S. D., . . . Jowsey, T. (2021). Pēpē‐infant sleep practices and sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in Aotearoa New Zealand. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. doi:10.1002/ijgo.13910

  • O'Malley, V., Roa, T., & Kidman, J. (2021). The impact of the 1863-1864 conflict in the Waikato. In Teacher Only Day: History of Aotearoa Programmes, Activate Church, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Forbes, M., O'Malley, V., Papa, R., Totorewa, B., Roa, T., Takerei, M., & Muraahi, K. (2021). NZ Wars: Stories of Tainui [Documentary Interviews]. RNZ. Retrieved from

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