Te Ara Poutama

 

Te Ara Poutama – The Faculty of Māori Development, aims to foster excellence, equity and ethics in learning, teaching and scholarship. Its goals are:

  • To provide a portfolio of qualifications consistent with best-practice teaching, curriculum and research.
  • To offer an environment which is intellectually robust and phyically, socially and culturally safe.
  • To demonstrate integrity, openness, commitment, passion, pride, profesionalism, ambition and innovation in all activities.
  • To act as critic and conscience for the communities we serve.
  • To produce quality research and scholarship for the communities we serve

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  • Moon, P (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology; 2014)
    It is from the growing body of literature in indigenous issues that Native Diasporas has emerged. But as the title signals, this is more than just another work surveying the already well-traversed terrain of indigenous ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama - the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development, Auckland University of Technology; 2014)
    Tonga had gone off the deep end. It proposed to grow its ocean territory in length by 60 nautical miles southeast and southwest. Hardly anyone knew the particulars, apart from a select group of senior bureaucrats in the ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama – the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Development – Auckland University of Technology; 2014)
    “Who owns Tonga?” asked Sefita Hao’uli. “We do. The people,” I quickly pitched back. But do we really? Quietly I second guessed myself after blurting out an idealistic reply. It might have sufficed the correct response in ...
  • Ka'ai, TM; Ka'ai-Mahuta, R (Te Ipukarea )National Maori Language Institute), Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technolgy; 2014)
    The National Māori Language Institute (see http://teipukarea.maori.nz) and The International Centre for Language Revitalisation (see http://languagerevive.org) at AUT University, Aotearoa/New Zealand are committed to the ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2014)
    Entering the new year of 2014 the Kingdom of Tonga had enough to worry about; a local economy choking to near death and a finance minister sacked and replaced in a political spectacle leaving the public baffled over what ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2013)
    Chief Justice Michael Dishington Scott signed a court order in the Supreme Court of Tonga on December the 4th 2012, signifying structural reform in the South Pacific Kingdom. Whether the Kingdom of Tonga was ready or not, ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2013)
    Howard Zinn wrote “it is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners” (Zinn, 2003). Democracy by Zinn’s view operates beyond state nationalism and a capitalist economy. Represented in people ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2013)
    For this second article in a series of four stimulated by conversations about present day Tonga, Sefita Hao’uli, Kalafi Moala, and Melino Maka discuss whether there is a Tongan frame or explanation for development. And ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2013)
    In the South Pacific winter of 2013, Michael Brassington reported from Tonga that “China is now the South Pacific’s most valued VIP.” The Australian journalist was interviewing Pesi Fonua, longstanding Tongan publisher ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology; 2013)
    Acknowledging the work of the late Tongan professors, Futa Helu and Epeli Hau’ofa, this is the first in a series of four articles. Teena Brown Pulu revisits Helu’s criticism of development in Tonga by framing interview ...
  • Brown Pulu, TJ (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University; 2013)
    The loss of small island states will affect us all. Climate change refugees will become a very serious issue for all countries. Lord Ma’af On the afternoon of December 15th 2009, Tonga’s Minister for Environment and ...
  • McNeill, HN (Te Kaharoa; AUT, AUT University; 2009)
    This article outlines the development a model of mental wellness – Te Ao Tūtahi – that encompasses the complexity of Maori existence . The objective of the proposed model was to depict the different cultural influences and ...
  • King, JS (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University; 2008)
    I whakaeke a Te Wharehuia i te ope i tae atu ki runga i te marae o Waikawa i te taha o Te Rere Amoamo, arā, o Monte Ohia. I haria mai te tūpāpaku i Ōtautahi ki te marae o tana wahine. Ka mutu ngā whaikōrero a te tangata ...
  • King, JS (AUT University; Te Kaharoa; 2011)
    He kupu whakataki: I te 29 o ngā rā o Whiringa ā-nuku, 2010, i mate mai tētehi o ngā tino kaumātua nō te kāinga nei, nō Te Tahaaroa. Ko te iwi ko Waikato, ko te hapū ko Ngāti Mahuta (ki te tai hauāuru). Ko tōna marae ko ...
  • King, JS (AUT University; Te Ipukarea; 2011)
    He Poroporoaki ki a Tā Pāora Reeves, Te Manukura o Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makaurau 2005-20011. Poroporoaki are eulogies, or farewell speeches to the dead, and contain beautiful language and express people’s grief. ...
  • King, JS (AUT University; Tāmata Toiere; 2011)
    I te marama o Hakihea, i te tau 2010, i toko ake te huatau kia titoa tētehi waiata mō Tā Pāora Reeves. Nā tōna kaha ki te mahi i te ao Māori, i te ao Pākehā, ā, i te ao Atua anō hoki. E mohiotia whānuitia ana e te tī, e ...
  • King, JS (AUT University; Tāmata Toiere; 2011)
    Kua roa tā tātou whawhai, arā, tā te ao taketake whawhai ki a tauiwi, mō te mana motuhake o te tangata. Kei roto i ngā pukapuka hītori me ngā kōrero tuku iho a ngā tūpuna te taunakitanga o ngā taukumekume, o ngā kakaritanga ...
  • Moorfield, J. C. (Te Kaharoa, AUT; 2008)
    In this article, the use of the Te Whanake textbooks and resources – a comprehensive series designed to teach Maori as a second language to adults – is evaluated. Issues of teaching methodologies, the content of the ...
  • Ka'ai, T. M.; Moorfield, J. C. (Te Kaharoa, AUT; 2009)
    Māori has adopted a significant number of loanwords that have enriched the language. Following a description of the loanwords project and the database, it will be shown that words borrowed into Māori adapt to not only the ...
  • Ka'ai, T. M. (Te Kaharoa, AUT; 2008)
    This article employs a case-study approach to examine the crucial roles played by Māori Studies Departments in Universities throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand. Comparisons are drawn with similar centres of learning, teaching, ...

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