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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  • Campaign to eliminate family and sexual violence in Pasifika communities

    A new government-backed campaign has been launched to help eliminate family and sexual violence, and suicidal behaviour among Pasifika young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Atu-Mai violence prevention programme has been developed to ...

  • Reflections on the Education Summit

    Experts from the tertiary education sector attended the Government’s recent Education Summit in Auckland. Here, a couple of the Tertiary Education Union members that were there reflect on how the ...

  • Time to break the rules

    Sandra Grey, national president of the Tertiary Education Union, reflects on last week’s Budget and calls on the Government to change its fiscal responsibility rules so we can better pool our nation’s resources ...

  • Budget forgets that tertiary education is the foundation of the future

    Grant Robertson’s first Budget has worsened the funding crisis facing tertiary education. Speaking ahead of the Budget announcement, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told organisations gathered in Parliament that it would provide a foundation for ...

  • TEU takes steps towards advancing its commitment to Te Tiriti

    The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has launched a framework, Te Koeke Tiriti, to help further and deepen its commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The framework was launched to guide TEU Te ...