In 2018 NPM Co-Director Professor Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui), Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla (Ngāi Tahu) and Jeanette Wikaira (Ngāti Pukenga, Ngāti Tamaterā, Ngāpuhi) curated Te Takarangi, a sample list and exhibition of 150 Māori-authored non-fiction books published between 1815-2017.
Working together with The Royal Society Te Apārangi, they assembled a collection of titles that signalled and initiated change and, at times, captured the aspirations about what was, and is, possible for Māori and for the future of Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa New Zealand.
NPM is committed to holding the 9th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC20) in November 2020. The challenges we have all faced together this year has changed the nature of what is possible, but in just five months we will be hosting a unique and online "Gathering of Indigenous Minds".
NPM is proud to announce our now 3-day online international conference for the dates:
Wednesday 18th November - Friday 20th November (NZ Time)
MAI Journal's new special issue is available online! He Vaka Moana - Navigating Māori student and Pasifika student success in the tertiary sector introduces a compilation of eight articles that provide an invaluable contribution to our understanding of how we can improve teaching and learning in tertiary settings.
NPM's ongoing partnership with Fulbright New Zealand is now in itstenth year. Since signing an agreement at Waipapa Marae in 2010 this partnership has enabled Māori academics to travel to the US to expand the scope of their research, create valuable connections and forge life long relationships with other Indigenous peoples internationally.
NPM Principal Investigator, previous Research Director, and University of Auckland academic Dr Dan Hikuroa (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato-Tainui, Pākehā) has been appointed to the position of Commissioner – Culture, on the New Zealand National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)