Ella Henry

Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rārawa

Ella holds a Masters of Philosophy in Management Studies and Labour Relations was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Te Ara Poutama, the Faculty of Māori Development at Auckland University of Technology, in 2008. She teaches research methods and Māori development on the Masters’ program and is Curriculum Leader of the Māori Media major for the Bachelor of Māori Development.

Ella was the presenter of Ask Your Auntie, a program made for Māori Television by Greenstone Productions, for three years until 2007. In 2004, Ella was Manager of Māori Health Relationships for Plunket. From 2002-2003, she was Head of Puukenga School of Māori Education at Unitec, and a Lecturer in Management & Employment Relations at the University of Auckland between 1996 and 2001. Before that she was the Executive Director of Greenpeace NZ for two years.

Ella has been involved in a variety of roles, as a researcher and academic, as well as a practitioner in the Māori screen industry for much of the last twenty years.