Story: Māori Studies – ngā tari Māori

Mason Durie

Mason Durie

Mason Durie (Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata), a psychiatrist by profession, was appointed to the chair of Māori Studies at Massey University, Palmerston North, in 1988. He later became Massey's professor of Māori Research and Development and the chair of Te Kāhui Amokura, the Committee on Māori, which provides advice to New Zealand universities on issues of Māori studies and Māori scholarship. 

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Ranginui Walker, 'Māori Studies – ngā tari Māori - Māori studies expands to other universities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/41810/mason-durie (accessed 5 June 2020)

Story by Ranginui Walker, published 22 Oct 2014