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Kiri Reihana

Kairangahau Maori
Landscape Policy and Governance
Kiri Reihana
Location
Hamilton
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Research interests

Kiri Reihana (Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Tūhoe, Whakatōhea) is a kairangahau - Māori scientist for Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research. 

Kiri is a Taiao ora specialist, environmental health specialist who applies her research to mobilising mātauranga with iwi through digital platforms. Kiri is the designer of the ‘WAIOra’ (Ngati Tahu Ngati Whaoa, Tapuika) and ‘NGAHEREOra’ (Ngāti Rangi) mobile applications which are mātauranga-based assessment and monitoring tools, as well as other mātauranga based digital resources such ‘Eko’ the ecology game (National), ‘Karanga a Tanemahuta’ the VR experience and ‘Kaitiakitanga o te Au Warawara’ graphic novel (Te Rarawa).


Qualifications

Waikato
MSc Biological Sciences
2016