The landmark UNESCO publication, Agree to Differ, was launched on Tuesday 18th May, on Day One of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku. This book is part of a celebration of the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures which runs from 2013 to 2022. Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) accepted an invitation to provide a contribution to the publication and Director Tracey McIntosh has written a section titled ‘Sites of understanding and transformation: Māori and cross-cultural research’.
Research at Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is conducted at over 18 Partner Entities and covers many disciplines.
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