Kaihautu Matauranga Māori for the Faculty of Social, Health and Science (FSHS), Kaupapa Māori Research Theory, Kaupapa Maori Research Methodology, Māori Education, Māori music and performing arts, and Matauranga Māori within the context of Social, Health and Research
TeUrikore is of Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Awa descent. TeUrikore has a strong background in Māori education at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Through that experience, she brings with her proven leadership and competencies in domestic and international teaching, experience in multi-disciplinary research, project and programme management. TeUrikore has presented at several national and international peer-reviewed conferences and has several publications. She is bilingual in te reo Māori and English.
TeUrikore has worked for Victoria University of Wellington where she taught Māori language, Māori culture and New Zealand music. In addition to being responsible for the delivery of papers, she has supervised and co-supervised students to thesis completion. TeUrikore has taught Indigenous Research part-time for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. She has worked with NZQA and is currently employed as the Kaihautū Mātauranga Māori for the Faculty of Social, Health and Science (FSHS).
As the Kaihautū for FSHS one of the key areas TeUrikore is responsible for includes Māori community engagement and collaboration through teaching, learning and research. TeUrikore is interested in engaging with communities who have an interest in mātauranga Māori and social, health and science.