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Professor Te Kani Kingi

MSocSc, DipMDev, PhD, MRSNZ, Ngāti Pūkeko, Ngāti Awa
Professor Te Kani Kingi

Research Field

Mental health research, psychometrics, and Māori health.


Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Professor Kingi (MRSNZ, Ngāti Pūkeko, Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tai) is Executive Director of Research at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, a Tertiary Institution in Whakatane, and sits on the Council for the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Interim Māori Research Electoral College.

His specialist interests are in mental health research, psychometrics, and Māori health.

Professor Kingi’s previous roles include Director of the Academy for Māori Research and Scholarship at Massey University, Māori Research Lead for the longitudinal study “Growing Up in New Zealand”, and Chair of the Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Board.

He has also been a member of the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand, Statistics NZ’s Māori Advisory Board, Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga’s International Research Advisory Panel, the Expert Panel for the White Paper on NZ Children, The Glen Inquiry on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse, the NZ Public Health Association, the Mental Health Advocacy Coalition, the National Ethics Advisory Committee, the National Health Committee, the Public Health Advisory Committee, and several Research Committees for the Health Research Council.

Professor Te Kani Kingi

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