Rawinia Higgins

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Rawinia Ruth Higgins is a Māori academic of Tūhoe descent, with research focusing on language and culture.[1]

Higgins' Phd thesis from Otago University, 'He kupu tuku iho mo tenei reanga: Te ahua o te tuku korero' was on the identity politics of female chin tattoos.[2][3] She is currently Associate Professor in Te Kawa a Māui / School of Māori Studies at Victoria University of Wellington.

Higgins has written Māori material for Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.[4] She has been a member of the Waitangi Tribunal[5] since 2013,[6] and is on the board of Te Māngai Pāho, the Māori Broadcast Funding Agency.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Associate Professor Rawinia Higgins | Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga". Maramatanga.co.nz. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Dr Rawinia Higgins, University of Otago, New Zealand". Otago.ac.nz. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  3. ^ "He kupu tuku iho mo tenei reanga : Te ahua o te tuku korero". Otago.ourarchive.ac.nz. 2012-12-14. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  4. ^ "1. Understanding tangihanga – Tangihanga – death customs – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". Teara.govt.nz. 2013-05-14. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  5. ^ "Dr Rawinia Higgins — Waitangi Tribunal". Justice.govt.nz. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  6. ^ "Minister announces Waitangi Tribunal Appointments". beehive.govt.nz. 2012-12-24. Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  7. ^ "Te Māngai Pāho | Dr Rawinia Higgins". Tmp.govt.nz. Retrieved 2014-05-29.