The Māori and Indigenous programme (MAI) programme is for the enhancement of Māori and indigenous post-graduate students throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. This national network of key sites forms an integral part of Te Pae Whakatairanga Hiranga, the Capability Building programme of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Read more.
Following a successful pilot programme in 2015, the 2017 Early Career Academic Programme will enable up to six Māori and/or Pacific scholars to receive permanent appointments as research-active lecturers in academic departments at AUT.
These exceptional opportunities will enable scholars to develop their teaching skills, extend their research capability and advance their professional skills in supervision and graduate mentoring.
Hosted by Dr Mera Lee-Penehira, the MAI Te Kupenga breakfast, at this years NPM International Indigenous Research Conference will be held on Monday 14 November (7am – 9am) prior to the pre-conference workshops – at Waipapa Marae, Māori Studies, University of Auckland, 16 Wynyard Street.
The focus is on Māori and Indigenous (MAI) Students and recent graduates – the MAI Te Kupenga network and our visiting Indigenous students.
The annual Māori and Indigenous Doctoral Students' Conference (MAI Conference) is being hosted by MAI ki Pōneke this year and is being held at Te Herenga Waka Marae and Victoria University of Wellington from Wednesday 23rd - Friday 25th November 2016.
Submissions for our 3-Minute Thesis Competition have been extended to Monday 17 October
This year, at NPM's International Indigenous Research Conference we are holding our first Indigenous 3-Minute Thesis Competition (link).
Entries are now open to research masters and confirmed doctoral candidates undertaking Indigenous focused research at a New Zealand tertiary institution.
NPM and Fulbright New Zealand have established an enduring and successful partnership in recent years.
This relationship has created ongoing opportunities for Māori academics and students to study and experience life in the United States, not only building excellence in Māori research and development but also ensuring that Māori recipients can share their culture with their US contemporaries and contribute to the Fulbright programme’s vision of promoting mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchanges.
Applications for the Te Aho Tapu PhD Scholarship are now open (Applications close 5pm, Friday 17 June).
With an annual stipend of $28,000 (plus tuition fees), this scholarship is designed to support a Māori PhD student who is interested in pursuing their studies around the relationships between healthy people and healthy natural environments.
Hāpaitia te ara tika, pūmau ai te rangatiratanga mō ngā uri whakatipu
Foster the pathway of knowledge to strength, independence and growth for future generations
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga's 2015 Annual Report has been published and highlights a year when we delivered real outcomes for iwi, hapū and whānau and enjoyed consistent growth, as well as the increased engagement of our network and wider community.
A small collection of recent NPM project reports highlighting the quality and breadth of our research and researchers have been made available on our site. These three projects were completed in 2015 and look at: the challenges faced by Māori academics, how mātauranga Māori can inform farming practice and how the quality of te reo Māori can be enhanced for future generations.
New Zealand has seen a sharp increase in Extractive Industry (oil, gas and mining) projects in recent years, and the government has been strongly supportive of investment in this sector.
Some iwi and hapū have been engaged in high profile demonstrations against the industry ... but many Māori communities struggle to effectively engage with the industry, and in particular, point to inadequate consultation processes.