6 Jul 2014

Dr Karyn Paringatai

From Te Ahi Kaa, 6:14 pm on 6 July 2014

TTEA Dr Karyn Paringatai
Dr Karyn Paringatai at the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards, Wellington July 2, 2014 (photo courtesy of Ako Aotearoa).

Dr Karyn Paringatai was acknowledged this week for her contribution to education at Te Tumu: The School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous studies, at the University of Otago.  This week Dr Paringatai was the recipient of the supreme award at the Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence awards in Wellington.

Justine Murray sits in one of her lessons of teaching waiata in complete darkness and talks to Dr Paringatai about her career in academia.