Peter Adds is an Associate Professor for Te Kawa a Maui - School of Maori Studies. He has worked in Maori Studies at Victoria since 1984 and has amassed experience in university administration, teaching and research. His primary tribal affiliation is to Te Ati Awa in Taranaki and his academic training is in anthropology and archaeology.
He has been involved in Treaty settlements research since the late 1980's and has managed claimant Treaty claims in the Waitangi Tribunal and acted as a Treaty claims negotiator. He is also a very experienced Treaty trainer.