On the 12th June, at Waipapa Marae (University of Auckland) the Faculty of Law will be holding a day long symposium on Māori Engagement with the Extractive Industry.
The aim of the Symposium is to explore Maori engagement with the industry, both off-shore and on-shore, with a focus on best practice in relation to consultation, preparation of impact assessments and agreement making.
Yesterday, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) received confirmation from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) that it has succeeded in obtaining the new Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) Funding.
The announcement by the Minister, the Hon Steven Joyce, means that NPM’s future is now secure and it can continue to focus on forging new pathways of academic and research excellence for many more years to come.
An Environment Court hearing is imminent that will consider an application to leave the remnants of the MV Rena on the tupuna Otaiti (Astrolabe Reef).
This seminar will describe the contribution that the Mauri model has made to better understanding the complexity of New Zealand's worst environmental disaster.
Demonstrating the significant contribution that can be made from scientific studies grounded in mātauranga Māori, Te Arawa Takutai Moana focused the nation's response with the goal of restoring the mauri of the environment to its pre-Rena state.
The 6th biennial International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014 was held in Auckland on 25-28 November 2014, hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence.
The proceedings include 20 peer reviewed papers from around the world and can be freely downloaded below.
Every year Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga presents a range of grants and awards from pre-doctoral through to early, mid-career and senior levels. All of these grants are positioned to advance an aspect of our research plan, and a series of new grants have been made available in 2015.
These grants are part of our ongoing program to support the development and delivery of excellent research which leads to positive change.
Please note that all the grants outlined below need to be completed by 20 December 2015. There will be no extensions this year.
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) - New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence – recently received a report commissioned from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) to assess the economic, social and other impacts of its research.
A summary of key findings from this research impact evaluation are:
The Native Planet documentary series tells stories of the unique spiritual connection First Peoples have with mother earth and their passion to defend it - and this past month they started screening the first season of this series in Canada.
Episode One was filmed in 2013 and documents host Simon Baker and the Native Planet team as they travel to New Zealand and with the assistance of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, record how science and indigenous knowledge are combining to offer hope to a small North island hāpu and their sacred lake.