Puawai Cairns

Puawai Cairns is currently Acting Head Mātauranga Māori at Te Papa.

She has worked as a curator on exhibitions such as Gallipoli: the scale of our war and Ko Rongowhakaata: the story of light and shadow. She has a particular interest in increasing and enhancing Māori representation and participation across the heritage sector. Puawai is also a board member for Atamira Dance Company and the National Army Museum. 

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