Māori Research and Resources

Ngā Pae o Te Maramatanga

Ngā Pae Tautoko is NPM’s COVID19 response strategy. Our primary goal is to bring mātauranga, science, evidence and resources to the task of supporting advisors, decision-makers, iwi, our communities and whānau.

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COVID-19 Whānau Services and Support

Tumuaki of the Māori Pharmacists Association announced that 10 Māori Pharmacists will be ready to help people over the phone, for free. To talk to a Māori Pharmacist, you call call them on 0800 664 688. Or find them on Facebook.

#Protect Our Whakapapa

As whānau Māori, we’ve made this website to bring together simple, clear, trustworthy information and help about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Research

Community Research is the place to find webinars, research and resources for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector.

E-Tangata is an online Sunday magazine run by the Mana Trust, which is dedicated to building a stronger Māori and Pacific presence in the New Zealand media.

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Ngāti Hine's Covid-19 taskforce releases marae toolkit

Ngāti Hine’s Covid-19 emergency response taskforce, Te Manawaroa o Ngāti Hine, has released a Marae Guidelines Toolkit to help hapū and marae trustees protect whānau and community wellbeing at gatherings for hui-mate and other marae hui. 

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What should the future of NZ look like beyond COVID-19?

‘Aotearoa 2020 Vision’, a national conversation that involves community engagement led by the NICF has received over one hundred survey and video statements and responses from New Zealanders in its first week.

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Dear Epidemiology: a letter from two Māori Researchers

Donna Cormack and Sarah-Jane Paine have a problem with epidemiology, so they wrote it a letter: Please include Māori perspectives.

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Covid-19 and Māori health: ‘The daily 1pm briefings have been an exercise in whiteness’

Where is the ‘other’ Treaty partner in this pandemic response, asks public health expert Rhys Jones.

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Te Hiku TV / Haukāinga: Inequalities increase COVID19 fatality rates

Recent work by Te Pūnaha Matatini show that inequalities in the health section put Māori at a higher risk of death from COVID19. We also discuss whether their work around ethnic inequalities could be applied to other sectors such as policing of Māori and Pasifika communities. Finally, we hear how lock downs around thew world are helping us flatten the curve and eliminate COVID19.

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Māori seek ideas on Aotearoa's future after pandemic

Ngāti Kahu leader Professor Margaret Mutu is leading the campaign and says the pandemic has given the country an opportunity to re-imagine its future.

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The relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi in the Covid-19 era

Law professor Dr Claire Charters (Te Arawa) lays out Aotearoa’s dual legal systems and the government’s obligations to both in these uncertain times.

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Cyclones and coronavirus: Pacific Island nations face a ‘double-whammy’ catastrophe

Struggling through the aftermath of a devastating tropical cyclone, many Pacific nations would be overwhelmed by even a few Covid-19 cases

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Community checkpoints are an important and lawful part of NZ’s Covid response

Contrary to claims, there is a sound legal foundation for community checkpoints organised by iwi, write legal scholars Max Harris and Professor Emeritus David V Williams.

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Study to assess the impact of Covid-19 on tikanga

Dr Marama Muru-Lanning, director of the James Henare Māori Research Centre, and University of Auckland colleagues, have a Health Research Council grant to assess the impact of Covid-19 on kaumātua and tikanga.

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