Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00

"A major re-think of the science-policy interface is needed to reflect te ao Māori perspectives, aspirations, and priorities."

Join some of the authors of a new report that argues for a Te Tiriti-led science-policy approach for Aotearoa, and find out why this kaupapa is so important for Aotearoa.

"Te Pūtahitanga" is due to be published 28-April 2021

MBIE Science and Innovation International Opportunity

Join the editors and four of the authors who will be discussing the book NGĀ KETE MĀTAURANGA: Māori scholars at the research interface. Be in for a book give-away at the end of the session.

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.

NPM'S 2020-21 Summer Internship programme is about to start again with an outstanding group of aspiring emerging Māori researchers, working with our NPM Researchers all over the country and engaged in an exciting range of projects across our research themes.

With over 70 students applying for the coveted internships, our selection panel had an extremely difficult task in selecting the successful interns.


NPM Co-Director, Professor Jacinta Ruru gives a wrap-up of IIRC20


Last week, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga hosted one of the largest ever global online gatherings of Indigenous-led research.  Our 9th International Indigenous Research Conference - but our first online - exceeded all expectations.