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Friday, November 20, 2015 - 08:45

A new book by Victoria University of Wellington senior lecturer and NPM researcher, Dr Maria Bargh, offers an insight into the highly secretive world of the private military, while also challenging perceptions about the economic contribution of Māori.

A Hidden Economy, which was supported by an NPM Publications Support Grant, explores Māori participation in the private military, suggesting that the extent of involvement presents a challenge to stereotypical views which primarily consign the Māori economy to the farming, fishing and forestry industries.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:15

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.

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 15:45

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. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 18:30

- 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.

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.” 
 

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