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Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) extends a warm greeting to the many tauira who have been part of the NPM experience over the years.

Dr Mohi Rua, the Co-Director of the Maori & Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato has taken up the vacant role of co-leader of the Mauri Ora theme here at NPM, and joins Professor Papaarangi Reid in guiding and advancing this research theme over the coming years.

Mohi's work focuses on Maori, Community, Social and Indigenous Psychology and he has played a prominent role on numerous projects with NPM in recent years including as Co-Principal Investigator on the project; Aue Ha! Māori men’s relational health.

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga's 2018 Grants and Awards programme has been launched once again, and it is positioned to build capability and expand capacity across all of NPM's research platform areas.

Each of the opportunities below has a formal application process and assessment criteria - please check the grant or award's criteria and apply online.

Māori non-fiction books are being celebrated by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) and Royal Society Te Apārangi as an acknowledgement of NPM’s 15 years as New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence since 2002, and also Te Apārangi’s 150th anniversary since the passing of the Act that established the New Zealand Institute in 1867.

Earlybird registrations are now open for NPM's 8th Biennial Indigenous Research Conference (13-16 November, 2018).

Register now to secure your place at our international conference for the best price possible!

Under the theme of 'Indigenous Futures' our 2018 conference will be held at Waipapa Marae - the University of Auckland over four days, and will bring together manuhiri (guests) from across the Indigenous world.

Our 2018 keynotes have now been confirmed and they are:

 

Kia ora koutou katoa

Well another year has come to an end and what a year it has been! Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) has now completed two years of our current Centre of Research Excellence contract, and as we move into 2018 the next three years is opening up before us - full of new opportunities, exciting projects and ongoing research excellence. 

In late 2017 a new group of NPM summer interns started working on their research projects under the supervision of some of NPM's leading researchers and investigators.

These 23 summer research internships provide practical research training over the summer period for the interns as well as a meaningful output at the end of the project. 

The research projects span multiple institutions, faculties and research themes, covering topics from mau rākau and well-being, to social movements and te reo Māori revitalisation.

The 2017-2018 Summer Interns and their projects are:

NPM has confirmed an exciting collection of new 2017 seed and scope research projects, which will further expand on our current body of research.

Thes will extend NPM's transformative potential throughout its research network and communities to ultimately produce valuable and effective strategic outcomes.

There are nine new projects covering key areas within our three research themes and programme of Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori.

These include:

Whai Rawa: Māori Economies

The 2017 MAI Doctoral Conference hosted by MAI ki Massey in Palmerston North, opened on Thursday 16 November and Co-Director Jacinta Ruru commented just how powerful and empowering this gathering of Māori and Indigenous doctoral students is; "This is such an important annual opportunity to bring together incredible postgraduate students from around the motu to spend time together supporting and inspiring one another”.

Our congratulations go to all the newly announced Fellows of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, including NPM Investigator and University of Auckland academic Professor Margaret Mutu. Ka mau te wehi!

Margaret has advanced scholarship with her cutting-edge analysis of Māori language texts relating to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Māori claims against the Crown, oral histories and traditions, and Treaty settlements.

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