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Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori

Kōhatu provides the focus for hauora Māori (Māori health) within the Dunedin School of Medicine and involves teaching, research, Māori strategic development (including workforce and professional development), community networking, and student relationships and support.

Our people

Associate Professor Joanne Baxter
Director
Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Room G23, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Tel 64 3 479 6548
Email joanne.baxter@otago.ac.nz

Francis Kewene
Hauora Māori Lecturer (ELM)
Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Room G20, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Tel 64 3 470 3490
Email francis.kewene@otago.ac.nz

Anna Dawson
Hauora Māori Lecturer (ALM)
Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Room G19, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Tel 64 3 470 3498
Email a.dawson@otago.ac.nz

Tūi Kent
Kaiwhakahaere Tari Hauora Māori / Hauora Māori Administrator
Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Room G21, 71 Frederick St, Dunedin: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
Room 1.05, Dean's Department, First floor, Dunedin Hospital: Wed
Tel 64 3 479 7263
Tel 64 3 470 9836 (hospital extension 59836) - Rāapa/Wednesdays only
Email tui.kent@otago.ac.nz

Rose Richards Hessell
Senior Research Fellow
Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Tel 64 3 479 7209
Email rose.richards@otago.ac.nz

PhD/Research
Room G18, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Tel 64 3 479 3482

Contact us

Kōhatu – Centre for Hauora Māori
Dunedin School of Medicine
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

For further information please contact the Hauora Māori administrator:

Tūi Kent
Room 21, 71 Frederick Street
Room 1.05, Dean's Department, First Floor, Dunedin Hospital (Rāapa/Wednesdays only)
Tel 64 3 479 7263
Tel 64 3 470 9836 (hospital extension 59836) - Rāapa/Wednesdays only
Email tui.kent@otago.ac.nz