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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 10:45

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) will be holding its 7th Biennial 2016 International Indigenous Conference in Tāmaki Makaurau - Auckland, from 15th - 18th November this year.

Previous NPM conferences have been held in Auckland to wide acclaim - highlighting not only our mutual indigeneity, but also the multidisciplinary approach that is essential for indigenous development.

The conference themes are:

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 15:45

In 2016 Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) commences its new Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) contract funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, which will carry it through to 2020. Over the coming five years NPM will embark on a new research programme whilst continuing to focus on realising Māori aspirations for positive engagement in national life, enhancing our excellence in Indigenous scholarship and providing solutions to major challenges facing humanity in local and global settings.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 09:30

Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te tau hou ki a koutou katoa me o koutou whānau

As we look towards a new year in 2016, this is the time when we reflect on where we have come from and the year that is soon to be behind us. It is a time for rest, for renewal, for contemplation and for spending time with whānau.

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 12:00

An opportunity to apply for a PhD has recently been announced. Applications close Friday, January 22, 2016 and can be made here on the University of Auckland website.

The project will based out of the Department of Social & Community Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, and is supported by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM). 

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.

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