He ao! He ao! He Aotearoa!
 
Our 2016 International Indigenous Research Conference is now over and the team here at Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga are reflecting on the events of the week, and the efforts of all of our speakers and national and international delegates who joined us in Tāmaki Makaurau and attend our 7th Biennial Conference.
 

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence, hosted its 7th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference from Tuesday 15th - Friday 18th November, with almost 500 delegates attending from New Zealand and around the world.

On the first night of the conference, NPM together with the Independent Māori Statutory Board (IMSB) held an event which launched the IMSB’s Māori Report for Tāmaki Makaurau 2016, and at the same time NPM’s patron Dr The Honorable Sir Pita R. Sharples announced a call for a new National Māori Research Strategy.

On the Monday before the start of this year's International Indigenous Research Conference, NPM successfully hosted three important pre-conference workshops:

The programme for NPM's 2016 International Indigenous Research Conference is now available online and for download.

This programme details over 177 Panel, Oral, Roundtable and Academic Poster sessions and 6 keynote presentations.

Link here to download a copy of our full conference programme

Two outstanding Māori scholars - Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Professor Jacinta Ruru - have today been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand, honouring their careers and distinction in research and scholarship.

Linda and Jacinta are the first Māori women to be elected as Fellows in the 149 year history of the Society and are researchers of international repute. They have deep and enduring ties with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence. 

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