On Thursday 19th May, we hosted our first hui-ā-tau under our new Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) contract in Wellington.  Our partners, together with Te Kupenga o MAI (MAI TK) representatives, New Zealand Universities Te Kāhui Amokura members and some of our Māori researchers attended the hui. 

Applications for the Te Aho Tapu PhD Scholarship are now open  (Applications close 5pm, Friday 17 June).

With an annual stipend of $28,000 (plus tuition fees), this scholarship is designed to support a Māori PhD student who is interested in pursuing their studies around the relationships between healthy people and healthy natural environments.

Hāpaitia te ara tika, pūmau ai te rangatiratanga mō ngā uri whakatipu

Foster the pathway of knowledge to strength, independence and growth for future generations

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga's 2015 Annual Report has been published and highlights a year when we delivered real outcomes for iwi, hapū and whānau and enjoyed consistent growth, as well as the increased engagement of our network and wider community.

A small collection of recent NPM project reports highlighting the quality and breadth of our research and researchers have been made available on our site. These three projects were completed in 2015 and look at: the challenges faced by Māori academics, how mātauranga Māori can inform farming practice and how the quality of te reo Māori can be enhanced for future generations.

New Zealand has seen a sharp increase in Extractive Industry (oil, gas and mining) projects in recent years, and the government has been strongly supportive of investment in this sector.

Some iwi and hapū have been engaged in high profile demonstrations against the industry ... but many Māori communities struggle to effectively engage with the industry, and in particular, point to inadequate consultation processes.

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