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Indigenous communities, disasters, and disaster research: Surviving disaster research on, with, and by Māori
(Australia and New Zealand Third Sector Research, 2014-12-12)
This paper presents insights into the impacts on Māori of the Christchurch earthquakes, and draws on personal research experiences to discuss disaster research with impacted minority communities. Three topics are discussed. ...
Is there an indigenous response to financial crises? : the evolution of Maori cultural political economies
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2010)
If economic strategies are framed by culturally-bound collectives that draw on particular ideas, values and beliefs, then Cultural Political Economy (CPE) offers a useful standpoint for understanding human responses to ...
Indigenous biosecurity: Māori responses to kauri dieback and myrtle rust in Aotearoa New Zealand
It is widely acknowledged that Indigenous peoples have traditional knowledge relevant to modern environmental management. By asserting roles within associated science and policy networks, such Indigenous Knowledge (IK) can ...
The Māori Biosecurity Network
The establishment of a National Māori Biosecurity Network centered around the management of pre and post border biosecurity threats (pests, pathogens and weeds) is timely with the launch of the ‘National Science Challenges’ ...
Re-indigenising humanity: Our role, our needs
A perfect storm of economic, environmental and social pressures now exists at a planetary scale. Within the maelstrom sit indigenous cultures, also under pressure but never more relevant in providing theoretical and practical ...
Māori and earthquake resilience: It ain't all it's cracked up to be
Presentation made at SAANZ 2014: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand Conference
Turangawaewae, the place where my feet stand: A Māori sense of place
Presentation at The Sense and Sensibility of Place: Sustainable Development in Sub-regions Conference
Finding the pakeha's yellow stuff: Māori gold miners of the 19th Century
In the goldfields of Victoria in the mid-1850s, the Melbourne Age commented that Māori ‘have worked at our diggings with a uniform repute among the European mates for steady industry and good conduct.’ At the later Aorere ...
Finding "Te Wherro" in Ōtākou: Māori and the early days of the Otago gold rush
(Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2013-12-09)
The history of Māori miners at the Aorere gold rush in 1856–1858 is well documented in research by Hilary and John Mitchell. Philip Ross May examined the multi- layered history of Māori in the goldfields of the Buller and ...
Impacts on Māori of the Ōtautahi/Christchurch earthquakes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport., 2013)
The earthquakes that struck Ōtautahi/Christchurch began September 2010 and continued throughout2012 with the worse shock being February 22, 2011. The extended ‘seismic event’ radically altered thegeophysical and socio-cultural ...