Tuia Te Ako 2012 – videos
Welcome and presentations from the first day (29 March) of Tuia Te Ako 2012.
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Theme: Kaitiakitanga – guardianship
- Dr Te Huirangi E. Waikerepuru – keynote speaker (52:05)
- Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal (22:45)
- Mauriora Kingi (22:13)
Theme: Manaakitanga – care and support
- Professor Michael Walker – keynote speaker (37:18)
- Jacqualene Poutu (39:48)
- Te Rau Whakaara led by Frances White (23:04)
- Taina Whakaatere Pohatu (33:05)
- Maria Paenga (24:15)
- Dr Elana Taipapaki Curtis (27:22)
Theme: Te Reo Māori – Māori Language
Dr Peter Coolbear, Director of Ako Aotearoa welcomed more than 200 delegates to Tuia te Ako 2012, the second national hui for Māori tertiary educators.
The opening keynote address at Tuia te Ako 2012 was given by Dr Te Huirangi E. Waikerepuru (Tangāhoe, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāruru, Ngā Ruahine, Taranaki, Ngāpuhi) an inspirational champion of Māori tertiary whānau. The theme of his address was Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) – He wairua: He mātauranga Māori.
Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal (Ngāti Raukawa, Marutūahu, Ngāpuhi) spoke about the theme of Kaitiakitanga (guardianship): Kāhui Wairua – Implementation of wairua within an educational environment. Charles is Professor of Indigenous Development and Director of Ngā Poe o te Māramatanga, a centre of research excellence hosted by The University of Auckland.
Mauriora Kingi also addressed the hui about the theme of Kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Mauriora Kingi (Te Arawa, Tainui) is the Director of Kaupapa Māori at the Rotorua District Council and a graduate carver of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute.
Professor Michael Walker (Te Whakatōhea) gave a keynote speech around the theme of Manaakitanga (care and support). His address was titled: Te whenua, te tangata, te aronui, te māramatanga. A leading biological scientist, Professor Michael Walker teaches at The University of Auckland and was winner of the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence in 2011.
Address given by Jacqualene Poutu under the theme of Manaakitanga (care and support). Jacqualene Poutu (Ngāti te Ata, Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngā Puhi) is in her fourth term as the Tumuaki of Te Mana Ākonga (National Māori Tertiary Students' Association).
Frances White (Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Toarangātira, Ngāti Raukawa) and her team from Massey University offered a presentation under the theme of Manaakitanga (care and support). They spoke about Massey's new Māori student advisory programme, Te Rau Whakaara, which is shaped around a distinctive methodology for Māori student success.
Taina Whakaatere Pohatu (Ngāti Porou, Rongowhaaata, Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki, Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa) gave a presentation under the theme of Manaakitanga (care and support) entitled: Manaakitanga – He Kākano i Ruia Mai i Rangiātea. Taina Whakaatere Pohatu is a kaiako with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Maria Paenga (Ngawati) presented under the theme Manaakitanga (care and support). Her presentation was called: Māori into tertiary education – helping bridge the disparity gap for Māori education. Maria Paenga is the project lead for Māori into Tertiary Education based in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Dr Elana Taipapaki Curtis (Te Arawa) gave a presentation under the theme of Manaakitanga (care and support) which focused on a recent Ako Aotearoa-funded project – Tātou Tātou: Success for all, improving Māori student success in health professional degree-level programmes. Dr Elana Taipapaki Curtis is a Māori Public Health physician and is currently a senior lecturer and Kairāhi/Director of the Vision 20:20 project at Tu Kupenga Hauora Māori.
Ani Pahuru-Huriwai (Ngāti Porou) spoke on the theme Te Reo Māori – Māori Language. Her presentation was about He Kōnae Ako: e-Nāti, a Maori language resource created by a grassroots organisation based in Wharekahika (Hick’s Bay) which has been developed over 10 years with the involvement of well-known Ngāti Porou reo experts such as Keri Kaa and the late Dr Koro Dewes. Ani Pahuru-Huriwai is voluntary Chief Executive and Contracts Manager for Te Aroha Kanarahi Trust, a PTE in Wharekahika on the East Cape.
Ruakere Hond (Taranaki, Ngāti Ruanui, Te Āti Awa) gave a presentation under the theme Te Reo Māori – Māori Language. His reported on the project ‘Tahia te marae Tahia te wananga’ which involved research conducted with 22 community courses of Taranaki Māori during 2009. Ruakere Hond is a member of the Māori Language Commission and has taught and developed immersion learning programmes for adults for more than 25 years.
Glenis Philip-Barbara’s (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Uepōhatu) presentation was under the theme Te Reo Māori – Māori Language and was entitled, Ko te reo tonu te mauri o te mana Māori: Enabling powerful tertiary engagement with the language journey. Glenis Philip-Barbara is Chief Executive of the Maori language Commission, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori.
Tuia Te Ako - Day 2