Jodi Porter

Ngai Tai | Whakatohea | Te Whanau-a-Apanui | Ngati Porou


Jodi is a PhD student based with Whariki. Her research aims to develop and assess iwi vitality indicators and measures, and test their usefulness within two applied iwi case studies (Ngai Tai and Whakatohea) utilising an iwi vitality outcomes monitoring framework. This research hopes to support iwi to build their own capacity and capability to measure what matters from their perspective, which in turn will contribute to improving the wellbeing of their collectives. Jodi is a recipient of a Health Research Council Maori Health Research PhD Scholarship and is being supervised by Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes and Professor Tim McCreanor, and Dr Maureen Holdaway.