Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Kiri Reihana

Kiri Reihana
Position: Kairangahau Maori
Team: Landscape Policy and Governance
Location: Hamilton
Private Bag 3127
Hamilton 3240

Research Interests

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

Qualifications

  • Waikato
    MSc Biological Sciences
    2016

Skills

Skills

  • Ecology
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Environmental Technology
  • GIS Application Development
  • Land Resource Assessment
  • Project Management
  • Technology Transfer
  • Treaty of Waitangi Issues
  • Web Development