Dr Te Kawehau Clea Hoskins

BA, MA(Hons), PhD


He pepeha

Ko Huruiki te maunga
Ko Whakapara te awa
Ko Ngati Hau te hapu
Ko Ngapuhi te iwi
Ko Whakapara te marae

Research | Current

  • Critical sociology of education
  • Indigenous studies in education
  • Maori education

Te Kawehau Hoskins is primarily engaged in qualitative social and educational research in the area of the politics and ethics of Indigene – Settler relations, and multicultural and bicultural education. In particular her research interests concern the Treaty of Waitangi in educational governance, policy and practice that includes a focus on issues connected to School – Māori Community relationships and Māori community participation.

Research Projects 2011 – 2012

Te Whare Kura Thematic Research initiative is a cross-disciplinary/faculty Indigenous research initiative hosted by the Faculty of Arts.

  • Project 1: Environmental governance and Maori
  • Project 2: Devolution, autonomy, responsibility – exploring the outcomes of Indigenous environmental governance


Teaching | Current

  • EDUC 207 Decolonising Education
  • EDUC 712 Race, Ethnicity and Education
  • EDUC 213 Social Justice and Education
  • SOCWORK 114 Treaty of Waitangi in Human Services

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Hoskins, T. K., & Jones, A. (Eds.) (2017). Critical conversations in kaupapa Māori. Wellington, New Zealand: Huia Publishers. Pages: 211.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alison Jones
  • Dale, D. J. (2017). Kupu Whakataki [Preface]. In T. K. Hoskins, A. Jones (Eds.) Critical conversations in kaupapa Māori (pp. vii-vii). Wellington, NZ: Huia Publishers. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Hemi Dale
  • Hoskins, T. K. (2017). Te ara whanaunga: Relations on the ground at Waitangi Tribunal hearings. In R. Bell, M. Kawharu, K. Taylor, M. Belgrave (Eds.) The Treaty on the Ground Where we are headed, and why it matters (pp. 133-150). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. Related URL.
  • Hoskins, T. C., & Edwards, T. (2016). The Waitangi Tribunal Te Paparahi O Te Raki Inquiry District Wai 1040 Wai 246. Related URL.
  • Jones, A., & Hoskins, T. K. (2016). A mark on paper: The matter of indigenous-settler history. In C. A. Taylor, C. Hughes (Eds.) Posthuman research practices in education (pp. 75-92). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 10.1057/9781137453082_6
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29488
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alison Jones
  • Jones, A., Hoskins, T. K., & Jenkins, K. (12/3/2015). What can we learn about educational governance from our ancestors? Research works wonders.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alison Jones
  • Stewart, G., Mika, C., Cooper, G., Bidois, V., & Hoskins, T. K. (2015). Introducing the Indigenous Philosophy Group (IPG). Educational Philosophy and Theory, 47 (9), 851-855. 10.1080/00131857.2014.991540
  • Santamaria, L. J., & Hoskins, T. K. (2015). Embracing the tension: Treaty responsiveness and decolonizing pedagogies in Aotearoa New Zealand to inform education in the United States and similar countries. In G. Jean-Marie, S. Sider, C. Desir (Eds.) Comparative international perspectives on education and social change in developing countries and Indigenous peoples in developed countries (pp. 65-82). Charlotte, NC USA: Information Age Publishing. Related URL.

Contact details

Primary office location

New Zealand