A series for schools and other organisations preparing to engage with mana whenua and those looking for practical ways to give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. These interviews are packed full of excellent advice from Māori with expertise in the education sector, but are applicable more broadly across many types of organisations.
Each conversation comes with a video and transcript.
Giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi in schools
What does Te Tiriti-based leadership look like? Tumuaki Robin Fabish shares insights from his PhD topic and from his years of experience in school leadership.
Strong in both worlds – giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
In this conversation Robin Fabish (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Māhanga) speaks with Alex Barnes about what it means to give practical effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi in schools at all levels and how to scaffold the changes to bring your staff along with you. Click to watch / read this kōrero
Engaging with mana whenua
What should schools consider when reaching out to engage with mana whenua? These two conversations are a must-watch for any organisation aiming to build long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships.
He Iti Pioki: Swimming against the currents in education
In this conversation Dr Therese Ford (Ngāi Takato, Ngāti Kahu, Pākehā) speaks with Alex Barnes (Pākehā) about swimming against the currents in education and about entering te Tiriti-based relationships from a position of humility. Click to watch / read this kōrero.
Kia hūmārie tōu haere – come alongside us
In this conversation Taipuni Ruakere speaks with Alex Barnes about how schools and other organisations can come alongside tangata whenua in a way that supports hapū aspirations. Click to watch / read this kōrero.