Māori Advisory Board

The Māori Advisory Board provides guidance on Māori engagement and development, and the funding of neuroscience research that will have a positive impact on Māori health outcomes.

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Co-Chair
The Venerable Lloyd Nau Popata

Ngāti Kahu. Priest in Charge of the pastorate of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Grafton

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Co-Chair
Dr Waiora Port, BA, MA, PhD

Te Aupouri (Ngāti Pinaki), Te Rarawa (Ngāti Maroki). A respected Kuia with long-standing community knowledge of Māori health issues

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Professor Papaarangi Reid, DipComH, BSc, MBChB, DipObst, FNZCPHM

Te Rarawa. Tumuaki and Head of Department of Māori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland

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Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie, BSc, PhD

Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Pikiao. Neurophysiologist and Kaiārahi at the Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago

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Te Kaanga Skipper, Certificate in Ahu Hauora Tamariki, Diploma in Arataki Manu Korero Level 5

Tainui. Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau within the Kaupapa Māori Disability Support Service (Korowai Aroha)

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Dr Emma Wyeth, BSc (Hons), PhD

Director of Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora Māori o Ngāi Tahu (Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit) and a Lecturer in Māori Health, both in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago

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Dr Cameron Lacey, MB, ChB, PhD, FRANZCP

Te Atiawa. Senior Lecturer at the Māori Indigenous Health Institute at the University of Otago, psychiatrist, and medical director for Westcoast DHB

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Piripi Daniels

Te Rarawa and Tainui. A Kaumātua, formerly with Whitiki Maurea Mental Health and Addictions and Kaunihera Kaumatua WDHB