Te ao Māori
University of Auckland embraces gift of new Māori name – Waipapa Taumata Rau
22 July 2021
The University of Auckland is adopting a new name – Waipapa Taumata Rau – gifted by the people of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
Dr Ngāpare Hopa awarded Elsdon Best Memorial medal
9 July 2021
An eminent Māori scholar has been recognised for her outstanding career.
Kānuka from the whenua to food
8 July 2021
Smoky flavours of the native Kānuka tantalise the taste buds in new business venture.
Leadership programme for Māori and Pacific students removes barriers
1 July 2021
A leadership programme for Māori and Pacific students at the University of Auckland helps ensure every chance of success.
He maimai aroha: Matua Rawiri Wharemate, an advocate for tamariki well-being
30 June 2021
The University of Auckland laments the loss of Kaumātua David Rawiri Wharemate (Ngāti Wai. Ngāti Moerewa, Ngāpuhi) who passed away surrounded by his loving whānau.
Māori Speech Hui aims to enhance te reo through speech technology
25 June 2021
The University of Auckland will host its second Māori Speech Hui on 1 July, 2021. Organisations and individuals working on all elements of Māori speech and language technologies will gather to discuss work in progress, insights gained, challenges and future directions.
Mā te mātauranga e ārahi ngā Kaipūtaiao Māori ō ngā reanga e aru mai ana
18 June 2021
Nau mai a Puanga, nau mai te huihui a Matariki, nau mai ngā kōrero o te Maramataka. It's time to celebrate Puanga and Matariki, and to bring forth the teachings of the Maramataka – the Māori stellar-lunar ecological calendar.
Treaty: how can it become more than a word?
15 June 2021
If ‘treaty’ is to be more than a word, what will need to happen? For Australia’s National Reconciliation Week 2021, the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) invited a panel of leaders from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand to discuss their respective treaty journeys.
A tale of two wharenui, transforming our approach to heritage
10 June 2021
The story of Hinemihi is a tale of volcanoes, fire and intrigue, one that spans many years of complex heritage negotiations, in which Professor Anthony Hoete played a key role, which he'll be talking about at ObjectSpace on 15 June.
Pioneering audiology researcher honoured
9 June 2021
Professor of Speech Science and Head of the School of Psychology Suzanne Purdy has been named a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Polynesian migration theories challenged by new research
3 June 2021
Early Polynesians are likely to have arrived in the southern Pacific from a range of routes through Island Southeast Asia, mixing and mingling along the way, according to ground-breaking new research.
A benchmark Budget for Māori housing
29 May 2021
Opinion: Funding for Māori housing announced in the Budget will go a long way towards a radical scaling up of Māori housing delivery, writes Fred Astle.