January 26, 2014
Prime sisters in line for doctorates
Far North district councillor Willow-Jean Prime and her sister Season-Mary have become the first recipients of the Centre for Indigenous and Maori Governance PhD scholarships.
Both sisters have law degrees from Waikato University’s Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, and recently completed their Masters in Maori, Pacific and indigenous peoples law.
Season-Mary works at Hamilton law firm McCaw Lewis specialising in Treaty of Waitangi claims.
For her doctorate she will research Nga Taumata o te Moana – Reconciling the Ownership and Governance of Takutai Moana.
Willow Jean will look at local government and Maori in Te Tai Tokerau.
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