Kaiāwhina Māori & Kairangahau Taiao (Māori Cultural Advisor/Environmental Scientist)
Ngāti Rārua, Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Koroki Kahukura, Ngāti Ruanui.
Role at Cawthron
Anieka plays a pivotal role is in building Māori capability within Cawthron and providing Vision Mātauranga support for proposals. Aneika carries out her own respective research in both the Māori Business Development and the Coastal Freshwater teams.
Technical skills, experience and interests
Anieka’s skills involve: Environmental affects assessment, iwi engagement, relationship building, reserach, GIS mapping, report writing, Cultural Impact Assessment, Cultural Health Indicators mahi, Resource Management Processes, Governance skills, communications, administration, outdoor persuits.
Research interests include: Kaupapa Māori reserch methodologies, working at the interface between Mātauranga Māori and Western Science, Te Ao Māori lens in Te Taiao, assisting iwi in research that whakamana their kaitiaki aspirations in Te Taiao. Te Mana o te wai, Māori values for Freshwater and Marine spaces.
- MSc (Environmental Studies), Victoria University Wellington.
- BSc: Double Degree majoring in Māori Resource Management and Environmental Studies, Victoria University Wellington.