Māori


TEU is committed to safeguarding of the rights of Māori members, te uepū, and meeting of the union’s responsibilities to wider Māori communities through the promotion of and adherence to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. In particular we support Māori tertiary education staff to achieve their objectives within the union, tertiary and further education and training institutions, the union movement, and the wider community.

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  • Kōrero between Te Tumu Whakarae and Te Tumu Arataki

    The kōrero from Bill Rogers, TEU’s Te Tumu Arataki is simple, “make te reo Māori, tikanga, and Te Tiriti relationships part of every day.” Bill means it and practices what he ...

  • How do we normalise Te Reo Māori in TEU Te Hautū Kahurangi?

    Hūhana Watene, TEU Tumu Āwhina, takes a look at one way of taking up the challenge of Te wiki o te reo Māori – incorporating our Union waiata into our daily ...

  • Reflections from a NZ born Cook Islander

    Kia orana! It is Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ’Āirani – Cook Islands Language Week. Here, Frances Oberg-Nordt from Ara reflects on life as a New Zealand born Cook Islander, the ...

  • Stuart McCutcheon wrong about Pasifika education

    Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Professor Stuart McCutcheon is wrong to refer to Pasifika students as “disadvantaged” when talking about their educational achievement. Speaking to Radio New Zealand about disparities between ...

  • MPs finalise domestic violence leave legislation

    MPs voted last night to put into law a requirement that people experiencing family violence get support at work. The Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill passed in Parliament last night, 63 votes ...