RUSSELL BISHOP is chair professor for Maori education, University of Waikato, New Zealand. He is of Tainui, Scottish and Irish descent, born in the South Island of New Zealand. He taught social sciences and Maori language in high schools before moving into tertiary education. TED GLYNN is chair professor in teacher education at the University of Waikato. He is of Irish descent, born in New Zealand, and has a wide background in special, bicultural and bilingual education.