Māori Advisory Board

The Māori Advisory Board provides guidance on Māori engagement and development, and the funding of neuroscience research that will have a positive impact on Māori health outcomes.

The Venerable Lloyd Nau Popata (Ngati Kahu)

Priest in Charge of the pastorate of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Grafton

Professor Papaarangi Reid, DipComH, BSc, MBChB, DipObst, FNZCPHM

(Te Rarawa), Tumuaki and Head of Department of Māori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland

Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie, BSc, PhD

(Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Pikiao), neurophysiologist and Kaiārahi at the Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago

Dr Waiora Port, BA, MA, PhD

(Te Aupouri [Ngāti Pinaki], Te Rarawa [Ngāti Maroki]), a respected Kuia with long-standing community knowledge of Māori health issues

Professor Michael Walker, BSc, MSc, PhD

Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Royal Institute of Navigation in London

Te Kaanga Skipper (Tainui), Certificate in Ahu Hauora Tamariki, Diploma in Arataki Manu Korero Level 5

Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau within the Kaupapa Māori Disability Support Service ( Korowai Aroha)

Dr Emma Wyeth, BSc (Hons), PhD

Director of Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora Māori o Ngāi Tahu (Ngāi Tahu Māori Health Research Unit) and a Lecturer in Māori Health, both in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago