Khyla holds a BA from Massey University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts and PhD from the University of Otago. Her specialist research interests include Māori leadership, and processes for engaging with Māori in research, particularly public health. She sits on national and international research panels including the Health Research Council and New Zealand’s Performance-Based Research Fund panel for Maori Knowledge and Development.
Khyla retired from her position as Kaitohutohu of Otago Polytechnic at the end of 2015.
- https://www.op.ac.nz/about-us/kai-tahumaori/ 18 November 2016