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Te Tiriti explained – Together for a flourishing Aotearoa brochure

People have been asking us how these ideas fit into the context of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. This brochure, which has been a collaborative effort,  gives some practical ideas and historical context to some of the questions.  Please share!  If you would like a printable booklet version please email us at 

A Tika Transition to a Flourishing Aotearoa – Policy Guide and Toolbox

A tika transition to a flourishing Aotearoa is one that embraces tikanga Māori as a source ofsolutions, upholds Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rightsof Indigenous peoples (UNDRIP). A tika transition recognises our unique democracy and thecontext of Aotearoa and will ensure that the transition is fair, equitable […]

Māori Politics: Tradition, activism and shared authority

Inaugural Lecture: Professor Maria Bargh Māori politics is the first politics of Aotearoa. With hapū based political decision-making, tikanga principles underpinning political community and leadership, and a focus on relationships, Aotearoa has been governed. The details of this political world have remained familiar amongst Māori, however the teaching of it in schools and universities has […]