Rūnanga

Terms of reference

• To support the University to meet its obligations to acknowledge the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
• To advise Council on the appropriateness of relevant sections of the
Charter, Strategic Plan, Graduate Profile and Council policies in terms of the University's aspirations to partner with Māori and support Māori development.
• To advise Council on the progress and achievements of the University towards its strategic objectives for Māori.
• To advise management on operational matters relevant to the delivery on strategic objectives for Māori.
• To consider and advise appropriate Senate committees, and through them Council, on academic matters that have direct relevance to Māori curriculum content, delivery and research.
• To provide to Council and senior management such other advice as may be requested from time to time
• Members (other than ex-officio) to be appointed by the Pro Vice- Chancellor Māori with an alternate able to attend if the representative is unable to attend
• Membership to be reviewed every three years

Notes:
The Rūnanga will comply with all University policy as a Committee of Council.

Meetings will be open to all Māori Staff at the University of Auckland and consensus sought on decisions, though only members will be able to vote.

The Rūnanga reports twice yearly to Council.

Membership

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) - Chair
  • Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori), Kaiarataki - Deputy Chair
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity) – ex officio
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific) – ex officio
  • The two co-Presidents of Ngā Tauira Māori

Appointed by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori):

  • Waipapa representative
  • Deputy Dean/Associate Dean representative
  • Māori Research Centre representative
  • Te Mātanga Reo representative
  • Kaiārahi representative

Members and term of office

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) Term of membership
Professor C Kiro - Chair Ex-Officio
Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) Kaiarataki
Term of membership
Mr M Steedman – Deputy Chair
Ex-Officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity)
Term of membership
Ms T McNaughton
Ex-Officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Pacific)
Term of membership
Associate Professor D Salesa
Ex-officio
Waipapa Marae
Term of membership
Professor T McIntosh - Ms R Rāwiri (alternate)
Until 31.07.2022
Deputy Dean/Associate Dean Māori
Term of membership
Professor P Reid Te Kupenga Hauora - Dr T K Hoskins (alternate) Te Puna Wānanga
Until 31.07.2022
Māori Research Centres
Term of membership
Professor L Nikora Ngā Pae ō te Māramatanga - Dr M Muru-Lanning (alternate) James Henare Māori Research Centre
Until 31.07.2022
Te Mātanga Reo Committee
Term of membership
Mr H Dale (Chair) - Dr S Tamati (alternate)
Until 31.7.2022
Kaiārahi   Term of membership
Mr G Hema Uniservices - Ms C Dunphy Faculty of Engineering (alternate)
Until 31.7.2022
Ngā Tauira Māori   Term of membership
Mr W Maniapoto-Love Co-President

Co-President until 31.12.19
Ms D Rapana Co-President until 31.12.19
Rūnanga Secretary
Term of membership
TBA
In attendance

Schedule of meetings

Meetings are held on Thursdays in the JHMRC, 18 Wynyard Street, City Campus, from 1pm to 3pm on the following dates:

  1. 14 March 2019
  2. 16 May 2019
  3. 18 July 2019
  4. 19 September 2019
  5. 14 November 2019

Please contact the Rūnanga Secretary:

TBA
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 82525
Email: