Prof. Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi

Prof. Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi

Associate Professor Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi is a conservation biologist and Rutherford Discovery Fellow at the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago in Dunedin. Her research focuses on the connections between biodiversity and culture. Cilla grew up in Dunedin and is of Scottish descent, but she also affiliates to Tainui and Tūhoe through her extended family. She is the Incoming Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, the Centre of Research Excellence for Complex Systems.



Connecting all Peoples to Urban Forests

By Erana Walker18th of March 2021

- Photo Credit Tim Marshall Access to forests for urban communities is vital for well-being, including cultural well-being in Indigenous peoples. There are often fewer forests, trees and green spaces...