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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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  • Prosthetic Nostalgia: History and Memory in “Art Deco Napier”

    Moon, P (Victoria University Wellington, 2021)
    The New Zealand city of Napier is a major international destination for visitors interested in art deco architecture and the 1930s era. This work explores how nostalgia for this period in Napier’s history has evolved, and ...
  • Issues of ‘Authenticity’ and Apocalyptic Thought in an Indigenous Religious Response to Colonisation

    Moon, P (Te Ara Poutama (Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development), Auckland University of Technology., 2021)
    The traditional/colonial dichotomy dominates much of the discourse on New Zealand’s indigenous Māori society in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, this binary distinction can often be more nuanced in ...
  • Mapping the Te Reo Māori Translation Ecosystem: A Socio-Economic Perspective

    Kelly, H; Poyser, A
    The increased use of te reo Māori by the government and the corporate sector in Aotearoa has created numerous opportunities for te reo translators who are engaged to translate voluminous te reo Māori documents, websites ...
  • Making a Punjabi Language Documentary Film in New Zealand for Punjabi and Non-Punjabi Audiences

    Brown Pulu, T; Mukhtar Janjua, A
    The second author interviewed three Punjabi Sikhs in South Auckland on camera in the Punjabi language, and two Punjabi Muslims in Lahore via an online video call where one participant responded in Punjabi and the other in ...
  • Sanjha Punjab – United Punjab: Exploring Composite Culture in a New Zealand Punjabi Film Documentary

    Brown Pulu, TJ; Mukhtar, A; Singh, H
    This paper examines the third author’s positionality as the researcher and storyteller of a PhD documentary film that will be shot in New Zealand, Pakistan, and North India. Adapting insights from writings on Punjab’s ...
  • Tūwhitia Te Hopo, Mairangatia Te Angitū

    Cowell, J (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
    Tokohia kē nei ngā tāngata e whai ana, e ako ana i te reo Māori ka patua tonutia, ka whakatekotekotia anō e tēnei mea rongonui, e te whakamā? I ēnei rā, ko te nuinga o ngā pakeke e kōrero Māori ana, he reo rua Māori. I ...
  • Great-grandfather, Please Teach Me My Language

    Ka'Ai, T (De Gruyter, 2017)
    Inspired by Joshua Fishman’s lifetime dedication to the revitalisation of minority languages, especially Yiddish, this paper presents my personal story of the loss of the Māori language in my family in New Zealand/Aotearoa ...
  • Recalling Tūrangawaewae: Pōwhiri in New Zealand Feature Film

    Wilson, J (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2017)
    Like a number of fundamental Māori rituals and practices, pōwhiri have appeared in New Zealand fiction feature film since its beginnings in the silent era. Pōwhiri are multisensory, kinesthetic experiences that, for most ...
  • Māori Resistance in New Zealand Feature Film History

    Wilson, JKT (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2018)
    This article draws on the textual analysis of films that produced three distinctive collective resistances across New Zealand film history. Hāhi Ringatū leaders protested to the Chief Film Censor about the portrayal of ...
  • ‘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)
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  • 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 ...

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