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.