Dr Kelli Te Maihāroa (Waitaha, Ngāti Rārua Ātiawa) PhD, MA, PGDipChIs, PGCertPD, BEd, DipTchg. Kelli is the Tumuaki: Rakahau Māori | Director: Māori Research. Kelli was a co-editor with Professor John Synott and Heather Devere for Peacebuilding and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Experiences and Strategies for the 21st Century book. She has published on Māori education initiatives, cultural revitalisation and Indigenous peace traditions. Kelli is the great granddaughter of the Te Maihāroa, a Māori prophet from Te Waipounamu, the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand.