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Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga: Issues with the Centre of Research Excellence Fund Round and Process 2013-14

Tena koutou, This blog has been developed by Te Wharepora Hou to provide an overview of issues directly related to the TEC and Royal Society Centre of Research Excellence Fund Round and Process 2013-14.  We have brought together information from … Continue reading

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Taking Action: What you can do to support Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga

  Opening Statement from Te Wharepora Hou Over the past week we have posted commentaries from Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith about the decision to not continue the funding for Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga, the National Māori Centre of Research … Continue reading

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The Impact and Contribution of Indigenous Centres of Research Excellence

Preamble Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is the National Institute of Research Excellence for Māori Development and Advancement and is one of seven national Centres of Research Excellence that were selected for funding by the New Zealand Government in 2002 … Continue reading

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An Open Statement on the true impact of the non-funding of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

Over the past week the Māori research, academic and wider Māori community has been dealing with the announcement that the Tertiary Education Commission, through the Royal Society of New Zealand, will not be continuing support for Ngā Pae o Te … Continue reading

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The Denial of Maori Research Development

[Note from Te Wharepora Hou: This article reflects the personal views of Dr Leonie Pihama and is endorsed by Te Wharepora Hou.] This week Iwi and Maori researchers and research organisations received notification that the Maori Centre of Research Excellence … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Māori Image

Over the past thirty years we have seen Māori involvement in the film industry grow and flourish. The films of the 1980’s, Ngati, Mauri and Te Rua, all written and directed by Māori saw the emergence of Māori stories open … Continue reading

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Celebrating Māori Educational Success

E mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha, tēnā koutou. I te tuatahi ka mihi ki te marae o Waipapa, me ngā whare e tū motuhake ana,  arā ko Tānenuiārangi te whare tupuna, ko Reipai te wharekai. Tēnā korua … Continue reading

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Womenpower – final episode with Marama Davidson

Hosted by Catriona MacLennan – feminist and lawyer. In this final episode of “Womenpower “Marama Davidson talks about what is needed to improve the situation for women @20:37.

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Why should Māori support a free and independent West Papua?

On 01 December Māori and Pacific women claimed busy intersections on Auckland’s Queen Street to stand shoulder to shoulder in a circle and raise our fists. In this stance we encircled the Morning Star flag as our brown sisterhood salute … Continue reading

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Māori women say traditional values are the key to combatting violence – media release

Media release 24 November 2013  Te Wharepora Hou Māori women’s group calls on Māori across the country to commit to removing family violence by returning to traditional values and practices.  “The violence experienced in our home and whānau is a direct outcome … Continue reading

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