Kaupapa: Education

Kai te toro ngā kura tini ki ngā pakihi Māori

Te Kuru o te Marama Dewes

Ko tēnei te tau tuatahi kua whakahaeretia e te huinga kura tini a tau ki raro i te maru o te kaupapa Māori, ka mutu he aro hāngai ki te whanaketanga o Ngāi Māori.

Kai te whakarite ngā kura tini mā ngā tauira kura kaupapa Māori.

Hei tā Te Urikore Biddle (Tuhoe, Kahungunu, Ngāti Awa) o Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka (UNITEC), “Ko te reo Māori te reo tuatahi, ko te whakaaro Māori kei mua i wā rātau nā mai katoa. Nō reira me whakarite ngā kura tini otirā te ao mātuaranga ki tērā reanga kei te haramai.”

Ko tā te hui he whakakotahi i ngā kaikōrero mai i ngā rāngai maha.

“Otirā ki ngā iwi ki ngā hapori e ngana nei e kaha nei ki te akiaki ki te tiaki ki te poipoi i ngā hapori Māori,” te kī a Biddle.

Hei tā te kaikōrero ohanga a Brook Grant, he $15 piriona tāra te wāriu o ngā rawa a Ngāi Māori, engari ia te mate kē, e noho marara ana.

“The key to getting more success and realising the potential of that $15b is that we collaborate,” te kī a Grant.

Hei tāna mā te whakakotahi i ngā rawa ā iwi e puta ai ngā hua.

“An iwi might have land and another iwi might have cash, you combine the resources of all three and then you're in a more powerful position than each of them are individually,” te kī a Grant.

Ka rua ngā rā e tū ai te hui.