Professor Poia Rewi (Tūhoe, Ngāti Manawa, Te Arawa) has been appointed Deputy Director of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga 1 July 2018 - 31 December 2020.
Poia is Dean of Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies, University of Otago, and a NPM Principal Investigator who has extensive research expertise in Indigenous language revitalisation, te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, Māori oratory, Māori performing arts and Māori history.
At the half way point of our current Centre of Research Excellence contract, we farewelled from the Research Leadership Team Drs' James Ataria (Lincoln University) and Emma Wyeth (University of Otago) who have completed their roles of Co-Deputy Director for NPM, since 2016 for a term of two and half years.
For students interested in getting some real research experience, and working with senior NPM researchers over the coming 2018-2019 summer, our internship programme is intended to provide experience and support for Māori students wanting to pursue a career in research.
Selected Interns will work under the direction and guidance of an NPM Investigator on a research project aligned to our research themes and programme.
NPM is currently looking for a Journal and Publications Coordinator for MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship. MAI Journal is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal in Indigenous Scholarship engaging in issues specific to Aotearoa, New Zealand.
This varied publishing role involves coordination of MAI Journal and other NPM publishing projects, including peer review, production standards, web and content hosting and online publishing management, working with a wide range of Indigenous and non-indigenous academic scholars across New Zealand.
Te Takarangi our online celebration of 150 Māori Publications recently reached 100 books with the profiling of Indigenous Data Sovereignty: Toward an Agenda.
This 100th entry celebrates and acknowledges the ground-breaking work of Professor Tahu Kukutai (Waikato, Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Aupouri) and John Taylor and is the first book to focus on this new and emerging field.
Continuing a proud tradition of investing in and supporting Māori graduate scholarship to create new dynamic international opportunities, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is pleased to announce its most recent award recipients, in partnership with Fulbright New Zealand.
The Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Graduate Award is granted to promising New Zealand graduate students, in order for them to undertake one year of postgraduate study or research at a US institution in the field of Indigenous development.
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is once again developing new seed and scope research projects that contribute to our research themes:
- Whai Rawa
- Te Tai Ao
- Mauri ora
- Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori
We are looking to develop and commence projects that contribute to our outcomes and vision, by providing a small contestable fund through our network that will initiate excellent research that has transformative potential.