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Dr Melinda Webber

Dr Melinda Webber is an Associate Professor in Te Puna Wananga at the Faculty of Education and Social Work. She is the Director for the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity programme, an elected councillor on the governing board of Te Aparangi - The Royal Society of New Zealand, and a former Director of the Starpath Project. 

Melinda was also a 2013 Fulbright/Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Indigenous Scholar and has published widely on the nature of ethnic identity development and iwi distinctiveness, examining the ways race, ethnicity, culture and identity impact the lives of young people, particularly Maori students.

In 2016, Melinda was awarded a Marsden Fast-Start grant to examine the enduring identity traits of Ngapuhi, and in 2017 Melinda was awarded a prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowship titled "Kia tu rangatira ai nga iwi Maori: Living, succeeding, and thriving as iwi Maori"

 

 


 

Thursday 2 April | 11.00am
The purpose, power and promise of culturally responsive practice : taking a strengths-based approach to fostering Maori success

Monday 6 April | 9.30am
The purpose, power and promise of culturally responsive practice : taking a strengths-based approach to fostering Maori success

 

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