NewsPublished 2 December 2021
2021 Ngā Takahoa a Te Apārangi Companions
Today we announce Dr Moana Jackson, Professor James Renwick, Dr Sir Pou Tēmara and Dr David Teulon as new Ngā Takahoa a Te Apārangi Companions of Royal Society Te Apārangi.
This honour recognises outstanding leadership or eminent contributions to promoting and advancing humanities, science or technology in New Zealand.
DR MOANA JACKSON, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou, Rongomaiwahine, is among the most highly valued and respected lawyers in Aotearoa New Zealand. He is a specialist in Te Tiriti o Waitangi and constitutional issues.
PROFESSOR JAMES RENWICK is a leading researcher
in atmospheric science and climate dynamics and is highly regarded through his leadership and commitment to outreach and communication.
DR DAVID TEULON, through outstanding leadership, has championed plant biosecurity research in New Zealand during a period of ever-increasing biosecurity threats.
SIR WILLIAM TE RANGIUA (POU) TĒMARA KNZM CNZM, Tūhoe, is a paramount scholar and prominent exponent of te reo Māori and kaupapa philosophy, and is a cultural authority on whaikōrero oratory, whakapapa, and karakia.
View more about these outstanding individuals in our digital publication
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