Kererū are considered by Tūhoe as a manu rangatira (chiefly bird). Because of the bird’s prominence in whakapapa and its relationship with Tāne Mahuta, the bird is imbued with immense mana. As a result, there was an extensive kawa (protocols and etiquette) and tikanga (procedures and guidelines) associated with its annual harvest and utilisation. The aims of the documentary were to firstly support […]
Tag: Mātauranga Māori
A new paper in New Genetics and Society details the perceptions of Māori businesses around using biotechnologies in pest control.
Dr Valance Smith is a new co-lead for one of the Ngā Rākau Taketake investments, Oranga. We had a chat to learn a bit more about him.
The Rauika Māngai are a group of Māori representatives from across all eleven National Science Challenges, who recently put their combined wisdom and advice into one, freely accessible guide. A Guide To Vision Mātauranga: Lessons from Māori voices in the New Zealand science sector is the result of a two-day Vision Mātauranga Leadership Hui, held […]