A short form summary of Takatāpui Beyond Marginalisation: Exploring Māori Gender, Identity and Performance.

  • Tangaroa Paora Muriwhenua
Keywords: Gender Indentity, Irarere, Performance, Takatāpui tāne


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Author Biography

Tangaroa Paora, Muriwhenua

Tangaroa is of Muriwhenua descent. He holds a Master’s degree in Māori Development (First Class Hons) and his PhD is due for submission in August 2023. His research is primarily concerned with gender role differentiation and its impact on forms of Māori performance. Between 2020-2023 he was co-president of Tītahi ki Tua (the AUT Māori Students Association), Ahakoa Te Aha, and the Auckland Pride Māori Advisory Board. He is currently employed as a lecturer in Māori studies, teaching language and development.


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How to Cite
Paora, T. (2023). A short form summary of Takatāpui Beyond Marginalisation: Exploring Māori Gender, Identity and Performance. Rangahau Aranga: AUT Graduate Review, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.24135/rangahau-aranga.v2i2.146
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