The foundational purpose of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga has been to conduct research of relevance to Māori peoples; research which brings about benefit and positive change.
The 6th biennial International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014 was held in Auckland on 25-28 November 2014, hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence. The proceedings are free to download, and include 20 peer reviewed papers from around the world. More information about the conference, including links to videos of the keynote presentations, is available here: http://www.indigenousdevelopment2014.ac.nz
Family Futures has been published by Tudor Rose, a commercial publisher and information provider with considerable experience in UN publishing since 1999 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014. It is a fully illustrated 200-page book with sixty authors relating their efforts in the three priority areas guiding the preparations for the 20th anniversary: Confronting family poverty; Ensuring work-family balance; Advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity.