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Tūtahi: Stand up for your rights.

It is amazing how quickly positions can change when it comes to an election. For months we have been told by Bill English there would be no tax cuts, at the same time John Key was fudging. In May 2014 … Continue reading

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PPTA on Education Policies 2014 Election: Part Two

Tena koutou katoa, In order to support our access to knowledge about party policies that impact upon our people we have decided to find as many policies as we can over the next weeks and include into a series of … Continue reading

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PPTA on Education Policies 2014 Election: Part One

Tena koutou katoa, This week the PPTA released an overview of party education policies to provide information for the upcoming election. Education is a critical area for our people.  We have grave concerns about the neo-liberal drive of the National … Continue reading

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Te Atiawa Treaty settlement …. This is Not Justice…

On Saturday August 9th Te Atiawa Iwi Authority and the Crown led by Chris Finlayson have arranged to finalise the Treaty settlement process for Te Atiawa Iwi.  It is a process that has been fraught with issues for many years.  … Continue reading

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A Māori CoRE Funded: A Thank You To Our Supporters

Greetings, On the 10th, 11th and 12th March this year I sent out some thoughts to be distributed ‘far and wide’ drawing to the world’s attention what I thought would be the impact on Māori research for Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga … Continue reading

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Racism and Cultural Misappropriation

Over the past month I have been made aware of three clear acts of racist misappropriation of Native American imagery here in Aotearoa. This is not new, we know that, but it is rare to have so many examples here … Continue reading

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Limited Scope, Limited Vision, Limited Benefit: The Issue of CoRE Funding Decisions and the Marginalisation of Māori Research

This Blog from Associate Professor Leonie Pihama is a response to the announcement of  funding for six Centres of Research Excellence. Today TEC announced the centres in the new round of Centre of Research Excellence that will be funded from … Continue reading

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