Safua Akeli Amaama
Head of New Zealand and Pacific Histories and Cultures
Safua Akeli Amaama is a historian, with a particular interest in Pacific-New Zealand relations. She has research interests in cultural heritage, gender, migration, health, and governance.
Senior Curator Pacific Histories and Cultures
Sean Mallon specialises in the social and cultural history of Pacific peoples in New Zealand. He is the author of Tatau: A History of Sāmoan Tattooing (2017) with Sébastien Galliot, and is currently researching issues relating to the agency and activism of Pacific peoples in museums.
Sean’s publications on Google Scholar
Curator Pacific Histories and Cultures
Rachel’s personal kaupapa is to work alongside Pacific communities and advocate space for Pacific narratives and histories from within Aotearoa New Zealand and across the wider Pacific region. She's currently engaged in ongoing research of Pacific women and migration in the 21st century.
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