- 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.
- 2015 Oct 12 1:00 PM
"Te Mahi Māra Hua Parakore - a Māori Food Sovereignty Handbook" was launched recently at Te Wānanga o Raukawa.
This book received a publication support grant (PSG) from NPM, and makes a connection between the global and the local, between the political and the personal - and encourages us to take control over the food security of our whānau, providing practical advice on how to grow kai traditionally and in a kaupapa Māori way.
- 2015 Oct 09 3:00 PM
Mā te āhuatanga o mua
E arataki te huarahi
Hei haere whakamua.
By the lessons of the past
We are guided into the future.
This is the theme of the Pacific Arts Association 12th International Symposium which will be held next year, 14 - 17 March 2016 in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
The symposium is being hosted by the Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira, one of NPM's Research Partners and will be held at a new venue on each of the four days:
- 2015 Oct 08 4:15 PM
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is once again offering its annual Research Methods and Skills Scholarships for Māori and Indigenous researchers and students.
These scholarships are run via the New Zealand Social Statistics Network (NZSSN) and allow the recipients to attend 12 short courses in social science research methods, in Railway West, at Victoria University of Wellington's School of Government from the 9th - 20th November, 2015.
- 2015 Oct 01 3:00 PM
Kua pānuitia i tēnei rā he hōtaka karahipi hou mō te reo Māori.
E rima ngā karahipi hou a Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori rāua ko Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga i huaina ko ‘Kia Ita’ hei tautoko i te rangahau reo Māori ki te taumata pae rua o ngā whare wānanga.
E ai ki a Ngahiwi Apanui, Te Tumuaki o Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, “he $10,000 tāra te rahi o ia karahipi ‘Kia Ita’ nei hei tautoko i ngā rangahautanga kōrero mō te whakarauora i te reo Māori.”
- 2015 Sep 30 12:30 PM to 2015 Sep 30 1:30 PM
On Wednesday 30th September Professor Rāwinia Higgins from Victoria University of Wellington, presented a professorial lecture on the current state of te reo Māori.
The whakataukī - Ka tangi te pīpīwharauroa, ko te karere a Mahuru - speaks to how the pīpīwharauroa’s call signals that spring has commenced and also conveniently provides an analogy that seems appropriate to the current state of te reo Māori.
- 2015 Jul 29 12:30 PM
On Wednesday 29th July, Aneta Morgan (Te Arawa) presented the results of their research project, Taunakitia Te Marae: Marae as Centres of Excellence - a Te Arawa Perspective, whose aim was to identify and share best practice and aspirations in marae development across Te Arawa marae.