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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 -
12:30 to 13:30

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.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 13:00

"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.

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 15:00

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:

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 16:15

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.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 15:15 to Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 15:15

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.  

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 15:00

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.” 
 

Professor Rāwinia Higgins
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -
12:30 to 13:30

On Wednesday 30th September Professor Rāwinia Higgins from Victoria University of Wellington, presented a professorial lecture on the current state of te reo Māori.

On Wednesday 26th August and in the sixth of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga’s (NPM) Horizons of Insight Seminars for 2015, Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes from Massey University, will present a professorial lecture on Māori and Research Advancement and Managing with the Minimum.

Helen has been a leading researcher in the Academy for many years now and contrary to what many might like to think, she holds the view that Māori and research advancement is not a trajectory where one development builds on another.

I puta ēnei kupu i te waha o Tā Hemi Hēnare ki Te Taraipiunara o Waitangi i te tau 1985. I whakapāhongia atu anō i runga i a ‘Waka Huia’ i te tau 1988.
- These words were uttered by Sir James Henare to the Waitangi Tribunal in 1985 and were broadcast on ‘Waka Huia’ in 1988.

Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Māori Ko te kupu te mauri o te reo Māori E rua ēnei wehenga kōrero e hāngai tonu ana ki runga i te reo Māori Ko te reo, nō te Atua mai.

In next weeks Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) - Horizons of Insight Seminar, Aneta Morgan (Te Arawa) will be presenting Taunakitia Te Marae: Marae as Centres of Excellence - a Te Arawa Perspective.

On Wednesday 29th July, Aneta will describe the results of their research project, the aim of which is to identify and share best practice and aspirations in marae development across Te Arawa marae.

The research, conducted through multiple hui across the rohe, identified three key areas of need that ensure that marae could be centres of excellence for their people.

• Rangatahi engagement

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