Rhys Jones

Dr Rhys Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a Public Health Medicine Specialist and Senior Lecturer in Māori Health at the University of Auckland. His research interests include environmental influences on health and wellbeing, and he is a strong advocate for action on the social determinants of health, equity and indigenous rights. Rhys is Co-Convenor of OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council, a health professional organisation focusing on the health challenges of climate change and the health opportunities of climate action.