Dr Angela Moewaka Barnes, MA, PhD.
Angela Moewaka Barnes (Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu) is a researcher in Whariki. She has been involved in a range of research projects, including Maori access to cardiovascular services, cardiac rehabilitation and maternity care. Angela has a special interest in studies of film and mass media representations of Maori and indigenous people. Her doctoral thesis, Nga Kai Para i te Kahikatoa: Maori Filmmaking, Forging a Path (2011) , examined Maori filmmaking in Aotearoa, utilising kaupapa Maori, indigenous and media theory.