Dr Jessica Hutchings

Kaupapa Māori Researcher/Author/Yoga teacher

Jessica Hutchings profile

I am a kaupapa Māori research leader trained in the fields of environmental and Indigenous studies. I am also a  Hua Parakore (Māori organic) farmer on a small family farm and a devotee and teacher of Ashtanga Yoga. I have a deep investment and passion to live my life in ways that uplift the wellbeing of people and the land. This website brings together all these aspects – nau mai haere mai. 

Books and Offerings

Kia mau ki tō Māoritanga. Recent books and offerings include Māori food sovereignty, decolonisation and te reo Māori. 

Kaupapa Māori Research

Kia u ki te kaupapa. Current research includes a kaupapa Māori food stories project, Māori soil health and Māori housing.


Kia piki te hinengaro, the wairua me te tinana. Offering ashtanga and restorative community yoga and wellness retreats.


Tīaho Ltd is a kaupapa Māori research, evaluation and policy development consultancy service.