Tahu Kukutai, Donna Cormack and Chris Cormack

Professor Tahu Kukutai (Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti Kinohaku, Te Aupōuri) is a Professor of Demography at the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA) based at the University of Waikato, where she specialises in Māori and Indigenous population research. She is a founding member of the Māori Data Sovereignty Network Te Mana Raraunga and the Global Indigenous Data Alliance. Dr Donna Cormack (Kāti Mamoe, Kai Tahu) is a researcher and teacher with joint positions at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori (University of Auckland) and Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pomare (University of Otago). Her work focuses on the impacts of racism and colonialism on Māori health, Māori Data Sovereignty, and critical, decolonial research practices. Chris Cormack (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe) is Kaihuawaere Matihiko and Koha team technical lead for Catalyst IT in Wellington, developing software for library management. He has a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Mathematics and Māori Studies

Aug 21, 2020

Whose data is it anyway?

From mobile phones, to CCTV and linked government data, to toilets – the digital capture of our public and private lives is occurring in complex and often hidden ways.

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