Rangi Lois Naera

Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead – Curriculum

Staff profile

Rangi Lois Naera

MPhil, PgCert, GCert, Dip and Certificate in Adult Education


Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead – Curriculum

Teaching areas

Social work and Graduate Certificate in Cross Cultural Supervision (Level 7)


Lois is Māori of Scottish and German descent. Her affiliated iwi are Ngati Kuri, Te Aupouri, Te Rarawa, Ngati Kahu, Ngai Takato.

Why I love MIT

I love working at MIT because of the diversity of the staff and students that reflect our community.

As a historical student of MIT who studied the Graduate Certificate in Cross-Cultural Supervision and now lecturing this paper, the advantages to studying at MIT are endless with MIT graduates in great demand in government and non-government sectors of our community.

Scholarly activities

  • External supervisor.

Research interests

  • Mātauranga Māori
  • Te Ao Māori
  • Mental health
  • Incarceration and the impact on whānau.

Awards and grants

  • MIT 2020 – Teaching Excellence Award – Student nominated.

Memberships and affiliations

  • Social work registered.