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Peter Adds, Te Atiawa ki Taranaki. Te Kawa a Māui, School of Māori Studies
Peter is Head of the School of Māori Studies at Victoria University where he teaches about Māori and Polynesian history and Māori customary concepts. He is of Te Atiawa ki Taranaki descent and is their Claim Negotiator, having led the Waitangi Tribunal research for the Taranaki land claim. He is currently engaged in negotiations with the Crown seeking a Treaty settlement for his tribe.
A former Ministerial appointment to the Board of the NZ Historic Places Trust and a member of the Maori Heritage Council, Peter has a strong background in heritage issues and is to be the keynote speaker at the NZ Archaeological Conference in June. He is an internationally recognised researcher and scholar and has extensive consultancy and training experience in areas relating to the Treaty of Waitangi.