Dr Fleur Te Aho

PhD (ANU), LLM (Distinction) (Victoria University of Wellington), LLB (First Class Honours) and BA (University of Canterbury), Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Research Associate
T: +61 2 6125 0092

Areas of expertise

  • Human Rights Law 180114
  • International Law (Excl. International Trade Law) 180116
  • Law And Society 180119
  • Race And Ethnic Relations 160803
  • Te Tiriti O Waitangi (The Treaty Of Waitangi) 180203

Research interests

Fleur's research interests include Indigenous peoples' rights, international human rights law, constitutional law, theories of social regulation and critical theories.


Fleur is from Aotearoa New Zealand and is both Maori (Ngati Mutunga) and English. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies and joining the staff of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Fleur spent several years practising as a solicitor in New Zealand and as in-house legal counsel in the United Kingdom. Fleur's legal experience includes assisting in the negotiation of historical Treaty of Waitangi settlements between Maori and the New Zealand Government. Fleur's teaching experience includes tutoring in the ANU College of Law's 'Indigenous Australians and the Law' and 'Lawyers, Justice and Ethics' courses.


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