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On Wednesday 29th July, Aneta Morgan (Te Arawa) will describe the results of their research project, Taunakitia Te Marae: Marae as Centres of Excellence - a Te Arawa Perspective, whose aim was 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 would ensure that marae could be centres of excellence for their people.

• Rangatahi engagement
• Succession planning
• Te Reo Māori

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 12:30

On Wednesday 29th July, Aneta Morgan (Te Arawa) presented the results of their research project, Taunakitia Te Marae: Marae as Centres of Excellence - a Te Arawa Perspective, whose aim was to identify and share best practice and aspirations in marae development across Te Arawa marae.

The presentation videos from last weeks Extractive Industry Symposium are now available online.

On the 12th June, at Waipapa Marae the Faculty of Law, supported with funding from the New Zealand Law Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, held a day long symposium on Māori Engagement with the Mining and Extractive industry.

The purpose of the symposium was to explore how Māori could better negotiate and/or engage, with the industry, with a focus on best practice in relation to consultation, preparation of impact assessments and agreement making.

Friday, June 24, 2016 -
12:30 to 13:30

In the fourth of our Horizons of Insight seminars for 2015, and as part of our celebration of Matariki 2015, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) presents Insights from the Maramataka & Science, with Professor Mike Walker and Dr Pauline Harris.

In the fourth of our Horizons of Insight seminars for 2015, and as part of our celebration of Matariki 2015, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga presents Insights from the Maramataka & Science, with Professor Mike Walker and Dr Pauline Harris (view video below).

The Māori lunar calendar – or maramataka – varies across iwi, depending on where they live and their local climate, as well as the availability of edible plants, birds and seafood within their rohe.

In the fourth of our Horizons of Insight seminars for 2015, and as part of our celebration of Matariki 2015, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) presents Insights from the Maramataka & Science, with Professor Mike Walker and Dr Pauline Harris.

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) welcomes the recognition given to our new patron Dr The Honourable Sir Pita R Sharples, KNZM, CBE (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi te Kikiri o te Rangi, Ngāti Pāhauwera) in this weeks Queen's Birthday Honours list.

As the recipient of a KNZM (Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit) this accolade recognises the extraordinary contribution that Tā Pita has made to Māori and New Zealand, over the past fifty years.

Since the Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) announcement we have advised our communities, networks and the wider public of the successful outcome for Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM). While we have previously shared some details of the proposal for NPM from 2016-2020, we are now providing more information to our wider network and the public on the programme, structure and form that the revitalised and strengthened NPM will take in 2016.

Our third Horizons of Insight seminar for 2015 was held on Wednesday, May 27th and the online video has now been loaded onto our MediaCentre.

In his seminar, Andrew Erueti from the University of Auckland talked about his research project, Māori Engagement in NZ’s Extractive Industry: Innovative Legal Solutions.

He talked about the high profile demonstrations that have been held against mining by environmental and iwi/hāpu groups, but also provided a background to the iwi who have been trying to work with industry, particularly in Taranaki.

In the third of our Horizons of Insight seminars for 2015, Andrew Erueti from the University of Auckland will be talking about his research project: Māori Engagement in NZ’s Extractive Industry: Innovative Legal Solutions

In recent years New Zealand has seen a sharp increase in Extractive Industry (oil, gas and mining) projects. The New Zealand government is strongly supportive of investment in the extractives sector and recently adopted a new code to manage industry in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone.

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