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.

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Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme

  • 21 September 2016

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.

MAI Te Kupenga NPM Conference Breakfast

  • 8 September 2016

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.

Fulbright & NPM: An Enduring Partnership

  • 29 June 2016

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.

Te Aho Tapu Scholarship

  • 8 June 2016

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.

NPM Annual Report 2015

  • 20 May 2016

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.

Research Excellence Highlighted

  • 20 May 2016

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.