Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

Monica Brewster Evening - Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

  • Thu 27 Jul 2017
  • 6—8PM
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
  • Entry $15
  • Friends $10
  • Students with ID free
  • All welcome
  • Booking essential

We welcome Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM, a distinguished Maori academic and early LGBT activist

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku has served on various governance bodies, including Te Papa Tongarewa, Nga Taonga Sound & Vision and Creative NZ.

Te Awekotuku has worked across the heritage, culture and academic sectors as a curator, lecturer, researcher and activist. Her areas of research interest include gender issues, museums, body modification, power and powerlessness, spirituality and ritual. She has been curator of ethnology at the Waikato Museum; lecturer in art history at Auckland University; professor of Maori studies at Victoria University of Wellington and Professor of Research and Development at Waikato University.

In the 2010 New Year Honours Te Awekotuku was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Māori culture.



The Monica Brewster Evenings in association with Govett Quilliam – The Lawyers bring an impressive array of national and international artists and cultural thinkers to New Plymouth.


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