Māori and Indigenous Studies
PhD (Canterbury), B.A. (Hons), NZIM Supervision Certificate.
06 974 8000
Professor Roger Maaka is Dean of Te Manga Māori and a Professor of Māori and Indigenous Studies he has a PhD in Political Studies and was formerly the Head of the departments of Māori and Native Studies at the Universities of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Saskatchewan, Canada, respectively. He has held a number of public appointments including being a member of the Waitangi Tribunal from 1995 10 2011 which included sitting on the enquiry into the claim to Indigenous Flora and Fauna and Intellectual Property (Wai 262). His research interests include urbanization and Indigenous peoples, Māori/Native/Indigenous Studies as an academic discipline, post-treaty settlement governance and development, the construction of contemporary indigenous identities, and Indigeneity as a global social movement. Roger’s current research is on the stories of D Company of the 28th Māori Battalion.
Maaka, R., & Gonzales, C. (2012, June). "The last full-blooded one died in. . . .”: The invisible indigenous peoples. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, Uncaseville, CT, USA.
Maaka, R. (2012, July). Articulating Aotearoa. Paper presented at He Rau Tumu Korero, Maori Historians’ Symposium, Napier, New Zealand.
Maaka, R. (2012, September). Transforming the ‘c’s from comparative to critical, indigenous studies and the politics of indigeneity. Paper presented at the Indigenous Studies Research Network 2012 Annual Symposium, Brisbane, Australia.
Maaka, R. (2012). Indigeneity and locating indigenous peoples: To all our relations: Ki ō tātau karangataha maha. In C. de Zegher & G. McMaster (Eds.), In all our relations: 18th Biennale of Sydney (pp. 365-370). Sydney, Australia: Biennale of Sydney
Maaka, R. (2011, July). Indigeneity as an analytical framework for locating indigenous peoples in society. Keynote paper presented at the 3rd Native Studies Research Network UK Conference, Canterbury, England.
Fleras, A., & Maaka, R. (2009). Indigeneity-grounded analysis (IGA ) as policy(-making) paradigm: New Zealand models, Canadian realities. International Indigenous Policy Journal, 1(1). Available from http:// www.iipj.org/
Maaka, R., & Fleras, A. (2009, Fall). Mainstreaming indigeneity by indigenizing policymaking: Towards an indigenous grounded analysis framework as policy paradigm. Indigenous Policy Journal. Available from http://ipjournal.wordpress.com/2009/12/16/mainstreamingindigeneity- by-indigenizing-policymaking-towards-an-indigenousgrounded- analysis-framework-as-policy-paradigm/
Maaka, R. (2009, March). Indigenous issues in urban areas. Presented at the UNPFII & Un-Habitat sponsored experts workshop at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, Canada.
Maaka, R. (2009, May). Native Studies in North America - A view from the Pacific. Paper presented at the First Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Maaka, R. (2009, October). The tale of twin cities: An evaluation of Māori focused initiatives in Hastings and Napier. Presented at Indigenous Urbanization Internationally: Population, Community and Identity, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.
Maaka, R. (2009, December). An indigenous research protocol. Presented at the International Hui on Indigenous Research and Systemic Change, Honolulu, HI.
Maaka, R. (2009, July). Kei te ora te Tiriti, mo ake tonu atu. Hastings District Council, Korongata marae, Bridge Pa, New Zealand.
Maaka, R. (2009, October). Indigeneity: As a conceptual framework for positioning ourselves in a globalised society. University of California Davis, CA.
Maaka, R. (2009, November). Challenges for contemporary Māori Governance. Heretaunga Taiwhenua Board of Trustees, Hastings, New Zealand.
Maaka, R. (2009, November). Māori leadership for the future. Māori Leadership Programme, Hastings Boys' High School, New Zealand.
Maaka R. (2009, November). Taumata K?wanatanga, Taumata Māori. Four presentations at the ERMA & Nga Kaihautu Māori Perspective Training, Tapu te Ranga marae, Wellington, New Zealand.