Safua Akeli Amaama

Safua is the Head of New Zealand and Pacific Histories and Cultures at the Te Papa Museum. Previously, she was Director of the Centre for Samoan Studies at the National University of Samoa (2018-20). From 2008-13, she was Curator Pacific Cultures at Te Papa. She is a history graduate from the University of Queensland and has research interests in cultural heritage, health, migration, gender and governance.