Posts Tagged "Hui-ā-motu"


Minister rejects report he hasn’t read

Minister rejects report he hasn’t read


Posted By on Mar 17, 2016

Tertiary Update Vol 19 No 9 Tertiary education minister Steven Joyce is dismissing a report on Māori student support without having read it. TEU’s report into whitestreaming reveals that every university in New Zealand, most polytechnics and even one wānanga have cut jobs that support Māori students. TEU will launch the report in Gisborne on Saturday 19 March at its Hui-ā-Motu. Whitestreaming is replacing specialist Māori jobs and...

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A report into whitestreaming reveals that every university in New Zealand, most polytechnics and even one wānanga have cut jobs that support Māori students. TEU will launch the report in Gisborne on Saturday 19 March at a nationwide hui. Whitestreaming is replacing specialist Māori jobs and services with generalist ones. For instance, whitestreaming is replacing a specific Māori academic support officer who provides academic support...

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Solidarity with Aboriginal communities

Solidarity with Aboriginal communities


Posted By on Apr 2, 2015

TEU leaders James Houkāmau and Sandra Grey are condemning the Western Australian government’s plan to force the closure of Aboriginal communities. Aboriginal leaders from the Australian National Tertiary Education Union Celeste Liddle and Terry Mason told TEU’s Hui-ā-Motu that Western Australia plans to close up to 150 remote communities and cut funding for services to the Aboriginal people who live in those communities. Australia’s...

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Lesley Francey 1 and 2 April 2014, St John’s Hall, Willis Street, Wellington Introduction Kia ora koutou Welcome once again to the 2014 Branch President’s meeting. The past In 2012, we as a union spent our time outlining the problems the tertiary education sector faced, within our individual branches and nationally. We confirmed that we all faced the same problems and that those problems stemmed from underfunding and managerialism. We...

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Hui-ā-Motu defends Ngā Pae

Hui-ā-Motu defends Ngā Pae


Posted By on Mar 20, 2014

Māori members of TEU passed a resolution at their annual Hui-ā-Motu last week calling for the Tertiary Education Commission to reconsider the Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga funding application immediately. The Hui at Whangārei’s Te Puna ō Te Mātauranga Marae had intended to focus on TEU’s launch of its first additional paper for Te Kaupapa Whaioranga – a blueprint for Māori tertiary education – but also dedicated a lot of its...

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