Date: 18 August 2023
9am to 5pm
Venue to be confirmed (this will be a kanohi-ki-te-kanohi event)
Cost: No charge for this event. However, if you register and then are not able to make it, please ensure you tell us straight away so we can offer your seat for others
Please note: registrations to attend will be opening soon (follow our Facebook page to know when they will open)
We welcome abstracts for this Symposium from current Master’s and doctoral Māori students, those who have completed their studies, community researchers, whānau, hapū, iwi, service providers and others who are interested in Māori experiences of intergenerational trauma and healing.
The new research programme at Te Atawhai o Te Ao ‘He pounga waihoe nā ō mātua’, translates to the water which is displaced by the paddle of our ancestors. It acknowledges that the decisions of our ancestors to create a forward motion, require consistent effort that ripple and impact all aspects of life. More importantly, the work we do now, impacts our whānau now and into the future. The new programme recognises that in order for action to be initiated and momentum to be maintained that advances whānau health and well-being, we need to draw on our traditional knowledge as we navigate through unchartered waters. The new programme proposes five overall research projects, based on Whanganui whakataukī that align with our research priorities for the next seven years:
If you would like to submit an abstract for presentation consideration, your presentation topic should cover at least one of the above Wai.
Please note that you will need to organise your own travel and accomodation to present in Whanganui.