- This week the Rātana Movement celebrated its centenary at Rātana Pa. The Rātana movement was founded by Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana on November 8 1918.
- The fourth round of consultation hui on the proposal to evolve the Ngāpuhi mandate and negotiations structure commence this evening. In total twenty hui will be held including four across Australia. See appendix one for hui details.
- This week the Marsden Fund awards for 2018 were announced. In total 85 research projects were successful of these the following 13 projects had a Māori focus:
|o Dr RS Phillipps||Past Māori social organisation and movement in the North Island, New Zealand|
|o Dr CM Greenhalgh||Hapū: Women and Pregnancy in Twentieth-century New Zealand|
|o Dr AG Harris||Whanau Ora With, Against, and Beyond the State|
|o Dr KA Paringatai||E kore au e ngaro! The enduring legacy of whakapapa|
|o Associate Professor AC Wanhalla||Te Hau Kāinga: Histories and Legacies of the Māori Home Front, 1939-45|
|o Professor M Kawharu||A question of identity: how connected are Maori youth to ancestral marae, and does it matter?|
|o Dr JW Tuaupiki||Te Kāpaukura a Kupe: The Ocean in the Sky – Māori Navigation Knowledge|
|o Associate Professor AG Hogg||When and why did all the pā arrive? A multidisciplinary investigation into the spatial-temporal role of pā in the development of Māori culture|
|o Dr WW Waitoki||The embrace of our ancestors: reimagining and recontextualising mātauranga Māori in psychology.|
|o Dr NA Hessell||Sensitive Negotiations: Indigenous Diplomacy and British Romantic Poetry|
|o Dr CI Schipper||Navigating a Sea of Bias in the Study of Volcanic Gas Emissions: He Waka Eke Noa|
|o Associate Professor J Kidman||He Taonga te Wareware?: Remembering and Forgetting Difficult Histories in Aotearoa/ New Zealand|
|o Professor JM Cumming||Understanding the ‘black box’ of evaluation culture and practice in New Zealand.
Ngāpuhi Mandate and Negotiations Structure Hui
|Region||Date and Time||Location|
|Whangārei||9 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm||Whangārei Terenga Parāoa Marae, Morningside, Whangarei|
|Mangakāhia||10 November, 8.30 – 11am||Maungarongo Marae, Porotī, Northland|
|Hokianga||10 November, 1.30 – 3.30pm||Pākanae Marae, Ōpononi, Northland|
|Kaikohe||10 November, 5 -7pm||Kaikohe & District Memorial RSA, Kaikohe|
|Whangaroa||11 November, 8.30 -10.30am||Whangaroa College, Kaeo|
|Te Pēwhairangi||11 November, 12 to 2pm||Waitangi Copthorne, Waitangi, Bay of Islands.|
|Tāmaki ki te Tonga||11 November, 6 – 8pm||Holiday Inn Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland.|
|Hamilton||12 November, 11am – 1pm||Distinction Hamilton Hotel &
Conference Centre, Hamilton.
|Tāmaki ki raro||12 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm||Alexandra Park, Greenlane, Auckland.|
|Dunedin||12 November, 6 -8pm||Te Huka Mātauraka Māori Centre,
University of Otago, Dunedin.
|Wellington||13 November, 8.30 – 10.30am||Te Wharewaka o Pōneke, Wellington.|
|Whanganui||13 November, 5.30pm -7.30pm||Whanganui Function Centre, The Racecourse, Whanganui.|
|Invercargill||13 November, 5.30 -7.30pm||Corinthian Convention Centre, Invercargill|
|Christchurch||14 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm||Crowne Plaza, 764 Colombo Street, Christchurch|
|Napier||15 November, 11am – 1pm||Napier War Memorial and Conference Centre, Napier|
|Rotorua||15 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm||Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua.|
|Tūranga (Gisborne)||15 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm||Emerald Hotel, Gisborne.|
|Perth||17 November, 3 -5pm||Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre, Ken Jackman Hall, Chisham Avenue & Robbos Place, Kwinana Town Centre, Western Australia|
|Brisbane||18 November, 10:30am -1pm||Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, 92 Wondall Rd, Manly Queensland.|
|Melbourne||18 November, 12 -2pm||Dandenong Workers Social Club, 52-70 Wedge Street, Dandenong, Victoria.|
|Sydney||18 November, 7 -9pm||Te Wairua Tapu Whare Karakia, 587 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, New South Wales.|