Dr Karyn Paringatai.
The University of Otago's Karyn Paringatai (right)
was top of the class at the national Tertiary Teaching
Excellence Awards presented at Parliament last night.
• Uni, polytech in
teaching award haul
Dr Paringatai, a lecturer at Te Tumu - School of Maori,
Pacific and Indigenous Studies, won both the Supreme Award
and the Kaupapa Maori category.
Half of the 16 teachers honoured last night were from
Dunedin, either Otago Polytechnic or the university.