Media Release | Te Pūtahitanga, A Tiriti-led science-policy approach for Aotearoa New Zealand
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00

"A major re-think of the science-policy interface is needed to reflect te ao Māori perspectives, aspirations, and priorities."

Join some of the authors of a new report that argues for a Te Tiriti-led science-policy approach for Aotearoa, and find out why this kaupapa is so important for Aotearoa.

"Te Pūtahitanga" is due to be published 28-April 2021

MBIE Science and Innovation International Opportunity

Join the editors and four of the authors who will be discussing the book NGĀ KETE MĀTAURANGA: Māori scholars at the research interface. Be in for a book give-away at the end of the session.

Beyond Puao-Te-Ata-Tu: Realising the promise of a new day

Authors: Amohia Boulton (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngai te Rangi, Ngāti Pukenga), Michelle Levy (Waikato-Tainui, Ngāti Mahuta) and Lynley Cvitanovic (Ngāti Pākehā)

Scholars at Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga call for a 1988 report to be our blueprint for how we begin to restructure our country in the wake of Covid-19.

Written more than three decades ago by Māori for the Department of Social Welfare, Puao-Te-Ata-Tu: Realising the Promise of a New Day recognised that the issues facing Māori resulted from failing systems of state provision underpinned by a broader context of colonisation, racism, and structural inequity. Read more

E te purapura tuawhiti e Mānuka
Kua tuakoka te ao rangahau Māori
Ka ngākau titikaha hei mumu
Kia whakaora anō ai te ohaoha a te Māori
Nāu anō ngā kaupapa tuatinitini, kaupapa taioreore
O Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga i kōkiri i tohutohu ki ōna taumata angitū
Haere rā e te Ihumanea, tē wareware tō rahi tō ihi
Tēnei a Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga e whakamiha e whakamānawa
E Mānuka, our noted and esteemed leader
The Māori research world has become impoverished by your departure