Dr Mihi Ratima, Ngāti Awa, Whakatōhea, is an HRC Ngā Pou Senior Research Fellow, Te Pou Tiringa, and a Director of Taumata Associates. Mihi is a former Associate Professor and Director of Māori Health Research at AUT University. She has worked in Indigenous peoples’ health as a Harkness Fellow at Harvard University, a WHO analyst and a Fulbright Scholar, University of New Mexico. Mihi is an editor of ‘Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand’, the first comprehensive text on health promotion in Aotearoa New Zealand, published in 2015. Her research interests include Indigenous Health Promotion, life course and community development.