rejecting claim Māori knowledge isn't science as 'scientific racism'

A controversial letter by a group of prominent academics has been rubbished as "scientific racism" in a rebuttal by leading Covid expert Professor Shaun Hendy and New Zealander of the Year Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles which has been signed by more than 1100 people. The...
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over lack of Māori representation

Concerned parents of Pukekohe North School (Te Raki o Pukekohe) pupils have met to discuss what they say are issues over the school's board of trustees.The school has roughly 80 per cent children of Māori heritage.One mother, Raemon Mātene, has been fighting the board...
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Burden of history:

July 31, 2021

Iwi, hapū struggle with demand for school support

Ngāti Naho is a hapū on the northern shores of the Waikato, its rohe includes Rangiriri, tucked between the river and the shallow Lake Waikare. It's also the site of one of the most significant battles of the New Zealand Wars.The hapū finds itself busier and busier as int...
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'#HeyColoniser':

July 29, 2021

Māori Party takes over National's slogan demanding debate on 'white privilege'

National's 'Demand the Debate' campaign, under which Māori co-governance concerns have been raised, has been adopted by the Māori Party, which is demanding a debate about "colonisers' entitlements" and "white privilege". Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, w...
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protesters appeal for reinforcements

Fourteen arrests have been made at Waiheke Island's marina site, the latest this week allowing work on seabed piles to continue after the violence earlier this month.Inspector Gary Davey of Auckland Police released new information about events at Pūtiki Bay, Kennedy Point w...
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is making them better at their jobs

As part of a series this week, RNZ is looking at efforts to ensure schools and teachers are using reo and tikanga every day. Today, teachers tell RNZ that learning te reo is making them into better educators.This month saw the start of the first courses in a $100 million pus...
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claiming Māori knowledge isn't science

A University of Auckland professor has stepped down as acting dean of science after backlash to a letter he co-authored claiming Māori knowledge "is not science".Professor of Psychology Douglas Elliffe emailed the science faculty to say his role in writing the letter meant ...
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on par with 'Western science' in schools

It traces back to 2019 when the Government agreed to strengthen NCEA, with a commitment to explicitly reflect and promote mana ōrite mō tē mātauranga Māori, or parity for Māori knowledge, within the main secondary school qualification. Jackie Talbot, a group manag...
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disputed by Jacinda Ardern

The report from the Child Poverty Action Group points the finger of blame squarely at the Government but Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is disputing the numbers.One Auckland teen who's currently in emergency housing says COVID-19 was the tipping point. "COVID lockdown wa...
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Former staff accuse

July 28, 2021

Te Arawhiti of racism

Staff at Te Arawhiti, the Office for Māori Crown Relations, are leaving the agency at high rates, with multiple former Māori staff accusing it of racism.RNZ understands one long-serving Māori staff member who left relatively recently blasted the agency for racism as he ex...
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