Hector Kaiwai

Hector has a conjoint BA/BMus and a Master of Art (Hons I) in Māori Studies from the University of Auckland. He has worked professionally for the last 18 years as a kaupapa Māori researcher/evaluator in the social and health sectors. He has extensive experience in all parts of the research and evaluation process including project management, research design, proposal writing, data analysis, methodology design, data collection, data analysis and dissemination and publication of results. Hector’s research and evaluation portfolio is varied and diverse having worked in areas such as positive youth development, physical activity, and nutrition, social marketing, sexual health, literacy, tobacco, the media, alcohol, gambling, mentoring, interpersonal violence, disabilities, and fire safety. He is currently the Director Wai Rangahau.