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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  • One week until sector comes together to discuss future

    Next week, staff, students, business, industry trainers, sector leaders and policy makers will come together at forum to discuss the future of tertiary education. Education Minister Chris Hipkins will address the ...

  • Let’s make the sector work better for women

    Dr. Sarah Proctor-Thomson, a programme coordinator at NMIT, the Tertiary Education Union’s women’s vice-president, and one of the lead researchers behind the forthcoming State of the Sector survey reflects on ...

  • The future of work is in our hands

    Sharn Riggs, national secretary of the Tertiary Education Union, considers what the government’s proposed reform of vocational education means for work and emphasises the need for high-quality permanent jobs. With a ...

  • Minister agrees with TEU to keep jobs in regions

    Education Minister Chris Hipkins has agreed to one of the Tertiary Education Union’s key demands for the reform of vocational education. Responding to a question in Parliament, the Minister said he ...

  • Whole of sector forum on the horizon

    The Tertiary Education Union is again bringing together staff, students, business, industry trainers, sector leaders and policy makers to discuss the future of tertiary education. Education Minister Chris Hipkins will address ...