The JR McKenzie Trust (JRMT), which has a legacy of over 75 years of working for social justice and inclusion in Aotearoa, has established the Peter McKenzie Project – a project and fund dedicated to reducing child and family poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand. $15 million has been allocated over a period of up to 20 years, to try to achieve positive social change.
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora (Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngāi Tūhoe) to the position of Co-Director of NPM, and Professor of Māori Studies based at Te Wānanga o Waipapa, University of Auckland.
Cawthron Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) have launched a new scholarship for Māori undergraduate students wanting to pursue a career in science. The scholarship,'Te Pītau Whakarei Karahipi', is valued at $5,500 and will be available for the first time this coming 2017/2018 summer.
Award to assist students attend the 2017 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) Conference.
We recently highlighted an upcoming opportunity for 10 Māori students to attend this years LSAANZ Conference, which is being hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the University of Otago, in Dunedin from the 6-9 December and we have now opened the online applications process.
Each scholarship is valued at up to $600, and is designed to assist with conference registration costs, travel costs and/or accommodation.
NPM Principal Investigators Professor Rawinia Higgins and Professor Poia Rewi, together with researcher Vincent Olsen-Reeder have launched and published a series of reports from the long term research programme Ngā Whakakitenga a Te Kura Roa: Whaihua
Seven individual reports have been presented to Te Kōhanga Reo and Te Ataarangi, from this research programme which was first initiated in 2010.