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  • 2016 Jan 29 10:45 AM

    Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) will be holding its 7th Biennial 2016 International Indigenous Conference in Tāmaki Makaurau - Auckland, from 15th - 18th November this year.

    Previous NPM conferences have been held in Auckland to wide acclaim - highlighting not only our mutual indigeneity, but also the multidisciplinary approach that is essential for indigenous development.

    The conference themes are:

  • 2016 Jan 18 3:45 PM

    In 2016 Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) commences its new Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) contract funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, which will carry it through to 2020. Over the coming five years NPM will embark on a new research programme whilst continuing to focus on realising Māori aspirations for positive engagement in national life, enhancing our excellence in Indigenous scholarship and providing solutions to major challenges facing humanity in local and global settings.

  • 2015 Dec 23 9:30 AM

    Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te tau hou ki a koutou katoa me o koutou whānau

    As we look towards a new year in 2016, this is the time when we reflect on where we have come from and the year that is soon to be behind us. It is a time for rest, for renewal, for contemplation and for spending time with whānau.

  • 2015 Dec 21 12:00 PM

    An opportunity to apply for a PhD has recently been announced. Applications close Friday, January 22, 2016 and can be made here on the University of Auckland website.

    The project will based out of the Department of Social & Community Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, and is supported by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM). 

  • 2015 Nov 29 3:15 PM to 2015 Dec 01 3:15 PM

    An invitation has been extended by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and Te Kupenga o MAI for all Māori and Indigenous doctoral candidates to attend the 2015 National MAI Doctoral Conference in Dunedin, Otago, from 29 November - 1 December, 2015. 

    This conference provides an opportunity for students to share their work and ideas in an environment that protects and enhances the mana of the student, their research and the communities within which they are working.  

  • 2015 Nov 20 8:45 AM

    A new book by Victoria University of Wellington senior lecturer and NPM researcher, Dr Maria Bargh, offers an insight into the highly secretive world of the private military, while also challenging perceptions about the economic contribution of Māori.

    A Hidden Economy, which was supported by an NPM Publications Support Grant, explores Māori participation in the private military, suggesting that the extent of involvement presents a challenge to stereotypical views which primarily consign the Māori economy to the farming, fishing and forestry industries.

  • 2015 Nov 11 12:15 PM

    E ngā mātāwaka o te motu, tēnā koutou katoa

    NPM would like to recognise and acknowledge Professor Margaret Mutu from the School of Māori Studies at the University of Auckland - who has this week been awarded the Pou Aronui Award by the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) for her sustained and extensive contribution to indigenous rights and scholarship in New Zealand.

  • 2015 Nov 09 3:45 PM

    Two of NPM's lead researchers have just been promoted to full professors. 

    Professor Jacinta Ruru is based in the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago and in 2016 will commence co-directorship of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Jacinta is on the research leadership team for NPM, was the Fulbright Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Senior Māori Scholar in 2012 and is currently co-investigator on the project - Māori Engagement in NZ’s Extractive Industry (EI): Innovative Legal Solutions. 

  • 2015 Oct 28 12:30 PM to 2015 Oct 28 1:30 PM

    Education plays a seminal role in the transformation of life trajectories for all children but especially for those whose life experiences are constrained by poor socio-economic circumstances or social and cultural marginalisation.

  • 2015 Oct 21 6:30 PM

    - Optimising the Māori in Māori Economic Development

    A recently released documentary on our Media Centre looks at the challenges Māori face in carrying out and embarking on economic development and balancing modern economic 'fundamentals', with ideas and principles that are at the core of being Māori.

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