Up-coming Events

The Human Cost of Inequality Lecture Series

fishDate: 19th of May- 23rd of May

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium (260-115), Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road,, Auckland

Cost: Free

A series of lectures looking at the state of inequality, the causal factors and what can help minimise this increasing gap between the classes. The lectures will be conducted by the authors of ‘The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone.’

 Native Research Network Conference

The Native Research Network will hold its 25th Native Health Research Conference. More information and call for abstracts can be found here.

Date: June 1-5th. Venue: Phoenix, Arizona.

Kaupapa Rangahau Workshop Series

The workshops will provide Māori researchers with capacity development in the areas of (i) Kaupapa Māori Theory, (ii) Kaupapa Māori Methodology, (iii) Kaupapa Māori Qualitative Methods; (iv) Kaupapa Quantitative Methods.

Date: June 30th- September 24th, Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, Ngaruawahia.

hui whakapiripiri Hui Whakapiripiri

The Health Research Council of New Zealand  will hold its bi-annual Hui Whakapiripiri in July 2014. It will be hosted at Waipuna Conference Hotel and Conference Centre, Mt Wellington, Auckland. The theme is “Research aspiration, inspiration, innovation”.

Date: 8–10 July 2014

Venue: Waipuna Conference Hotel and Conference Centre, Mt Wellington, Auckland.


anzealogo1Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) conference, 2014

This year’s conference theme has a focus on building robust evaluation in Aotearoa New Zealand: Our House, Our Whare, Our Fale: Building Strong Evaluation in Aotearoa New Zealand

It will be held on the 10th of July, 2014 at Te Papa museum in Wellington.

For more information on paper submission and registration click HERE


Te Pae Roa 2040

masseyThis year marks 30 years since the inaugural Hui Taumata, held in 1984.

The Conference themes will explore the issues, challenges and opportunities facing Māori in the future including the desire to balance economic, social, cultural and environmental dimensions and the balance between current and future generations. Leading Māori thinkers and experts in the field will discuss and debate the themes identified.

Venue: Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland.

Date: September 2-3, 2014.


2014 Annual CREA conference

crea2014 2Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment. The conference will bring together an interdisciplinary group of U.S. and international scholars to focus on the role of culture in theory and practices of evaluation and assessment.

The conference will take place in Oak Brook, Illinois (just outside of Chicago),  September 17th -20th , 2014.


INIHKD & Manitoba NEAHR Conference

The International Network in Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development, in partnership with Manitoba Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research are proud to host the upcoming International Indigenous Health Conference in 2014. Taking place from the 5th to the 10th of October in Winnipeg, Canada – see here for more details.

 International Indigenous Development Research conference

NPMRegistrations are now open for the International Indigenous Development Research conference, hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. Held from the 25th – 28th of November 2014 in Auckland. More information can be found at their website.

Past Events

Click on any of the titles below to get more details of past events:

Tiakina te Pa harakekeTiakina Te Pā Harakeke: Māori Childrearing in a context of Whānau ora

Date: 10th – 11th February 2014

Venue: Waikato-Tainui College for Research & Development, 451 Old Taupiri Road, Ngaruawāhia.

Guest Speakers Include: Moana Jackson, Mereana Pitman, Kaa Williams, Danny Hona, Associate Professor Margie Hohepa & Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith

For a summary of the seminars proceedings you can find it HERE


Maori Mai, Maori Atu National Hui 2013

28-29 November, 2013. Whakaue Marae, Maketu.

mmaTe Roopu Mate Huka and Nga Ngaru Hauora o Aotearoa invite all whanau to join us in a journey of “Whanau Ora” – by whanau, with whanau, for whanau. Where whānau will come together and share their stories and involvement with whānauora and their communities.

Special guests: Hon Tariana Turia and Dr Rangi Matamua

For more information on the event and registration click HERE

Te Pā Harakeke Symposium

Fostering Te Pā Harakeke: Healthy and Prosperous Families of Mana

Event is on the 25th to the 26th of November, 2013. For more information on the event please click HERE

AESAustralasian Evaluation Society Best Evaluation Award Presentation and Seminar

  Te Whetu Rēhua: A framework for defining as Māori participation in sport and recreation at a community level. The presentation will focus on the framework development process and the application of the Te Whetu Rēhua as a programme management, monitoring and evaluation framework. The event will be held in Wellington on the 20th of November 2013 at the Community Research Centre, Level 16, 171 Featherson Street.

Te Anga Mua Whānau Ora Research Seminar
Te Anga Mua featured the launch of this website by Tariana Turia, key note address by Prof. Sir Mason Durie and presentations by whānau and researchers.