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
Māori professors from across all 8 of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Universities, write a second letter to the government reissuing their call for an urgent national review of the tertiary sector for Te Tiriti o Waitangi compliance.
They are seeking to meet with the Minister of Education & Māori Crown Relations to ask for the government’s help and leadership in issuing a statement of expectations, conducting a Tiriti audit, and developing and financing an action plan to transform institutional leadership to meet the expectations of the Tertiary Education Strategy 2020.