Dr Hinemoa Elder, of Auckland, MNZM for services to psychiatry and Māori
Dr Hinemoa Elder is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who specialises in youth forensic psychiatry and neuropsychiatric assessment and treatment for Māori with traumatic brain injuries. She is a Deputy Psychiatrist Member on the Mental Health Review Tribunal, the Māori strategic advisor for Brain Research New Zealand, and a Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. She was a Professor of Indigenous Mental Health Research at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi. She helped develop mental health services in New Zealand as part of the expert advisory group of Blueprint II. Dr Elder has published research on indigenous approaches to working with Māori children.