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The Faculty of Māori and Indegenous Development research expertise covers a broad spectrum from te reo and tikanga Māori to Māori media and multimedia. Explore Te Ara Poutama's research areas:

  • Māori Business
  • Māori Economics
  • Māori Entrepreneurship
  • Māori Management
  • Māori Multimedia
  • Māori Media
  • Mātauranga Maori
  • New Zealand History
  • Pacific Development
  • Treaty of Waitangi

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  • ‘They Bleed from Long-Healed Scars’: a Nietzschean Psychological Perspective on the Literature of Inherited Colonial Trauma in New Zealand

    Moon, E; Derby, M (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
    How do we account for the ideological orientation of so much of the literature produced by academics in New Zealand over the past three decades dealing with the state of the country’s indigenous population? Specifically, ...
  • Capturing the Integration of Practice-based Learning With Beliefs, Values, and Attitudes Using Modified Concept Mapping

    McNaughton, S; Barrow, M; Warwick, B; Frielick, S (Libertas Academica, 2016)
    Practice-based learning integrates the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains and is influenced by students’ beliefs, values, and attitudes. Concept mapping has been shown to effectively demonstrate students’ changing ...
  • Reconstructions of Serbian National Identity in the Post-Yugoslav Era: a Thematic Survey

    Moon, E (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, 2019)
    This paper surveys so e of the challenges facing Serbia in reconstructing elements of its national identity following the break-up of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Unlike most of the other republics that comprised the federation, ...
  • Kai Hea Kai Hea te Pū o te Mate? Reclaiming the Power of Pūrākau

    Pouwhare, R (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
    The purakau our ancestors told about the universe and our place within it have been bowdlerised through the process of colonisation. These narratives, as they had been transmitted over generations, were transformed by the ...
  • Lending Traditional Māori Artistic Structures to Academic Research and Writing: Mahi-Toi

    Wilson, JKT (The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), 2018)
    Māori (Indigenous New Zealand) researchers may have one or many mahi-toi (artistic) talents. All mahi-toi are ideas brought from the conceptual world to the physical realm by mahi-ā-ringa (work with hands), and the ...
  • Playing cultures

    Moon, P; Derby, M (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
    The genesis of this article is a series of observations that occurred at a marae, which are used here as a platform from which broader issues of certain aspects of Māori-Pākehā interactions can be explored and critiqued. ...
  • Transnational Tongan Life

    Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    As a branch of migration studies, transnational studies explores how migrants stay connected to the old country by keeping up loyalties to the homeland where they were born and still have kinfolk still living. The trans ...
  • Lost and Now Found: The Search for the Forgotten and Hidden

    Allen, R (M/C - Media and Culture, 2017)
    No abstract.
  • Originalism and the Treaty of Waitangi

    Moon, P (Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, 2017)
    Originalism has long been used as a conceptual approach for interpreting the United States Constitution. Its premise is that the authoritative interpretation of constitutional documents is best obtained by determining the ...
  • Fieldwork journals on Tonga's 2014 election: what's so funny about that?

    Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    This essay presents selected passages from the fieldwork journals of Teena Brown Pulu and Richard Pamatatau on Tonga’s 2014 election. Staged on November 27th, here was the second general election under an amended constitution ...
  • Who's who in the zoo: Tonga election 2014

    Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2014)
    This paper reflects on fieldwork Teena Brown Pulu and Richard Pamatatau conducted in Tonga on the people’s election and the nobles’ election of November 27th 2014. Who’s who in the zoo? Ethnographically speaking we mean ...
  • Zoo in a sea of poop

    Brown Pulu, T (, 2015)
    The German physicist Albert Einstein defined insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. He could have been describing ‘Akilisi Pohiva and certain ministers of his hand-picked cabinet ...
  • Tonga's metaphoric hangings

    Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    No abstract.
  • Big bananas in Kiribati

    Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    No abstract.
  • Who defines the Pacific voice?

    Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Te Are Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    No abstract.
  • Is Tonga ready for Paris?

    Brown, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    No abstract.
  • New Zealand's climate refugee debate grows louder

    Brown, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    No abstract.
  • The suckling pig chronicles Kolonga day in Auckland

    Brown, T; Pamatatau, R (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
    The Tongan diaspora of New Zealand, Australia, and the United States has invented the observance of village days. Auckland affiliates to Kolonga, a rural farming settlement in Tonga, held an inaugural village day on October ...
  • Zoo, Aussie, and the EU

    Brown Pulu, T (, 2015)
    A twenty-first century riddle of real politik throve: what did the Tongan Prime Minister’s zoo, Australia, and the European Union have in common? Two factors illustrating how preserving the unequal distribution of wealth ...
  • Free roast pig at open day: all you can eat will not attract South Auckland Pacific Islanders to university

    Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    I kid you not. This is a time in Pacific regional history where as a middle-aged Tongan woman with European, Maori, and Samoan ancestries who was born and raised in New Zealand, I teach students taking my undergraduate ...

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