Dan Hikuroa

Dan Hikuroa

Guest writer

Dr Dan Hikuroa (Ngāti Maniapoto, Tainui, Te Arawa) is an earth system scientist and senior lecturer in Māori Studies at the University of Auckland, and former Research Director at Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Drawing from both mātauranga Māori and science, he promotes new ways of assessing sustainability. Well-known for his work on water — the Hauraki Gulf, geothermal developments, river and catchment restorations – he is involved in Te Awaroa, a team building collective action to care for waterways.