Te Mana Raraunga
Māori Data Sovereignty Network

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TMR Wananga: Data from a Maori Worldview
10:00 AM10:00

TMR Wananga: Data from a Maori Worldview

Nga mihi o te wa ki a koutou katoa.  

Te Mana Raraunga is holding a hui to wananga how we should be dealing with data from a Maori worldview. What concepts, values, tikanga and kawa should be informing the way we deal with data use, data ethics, data governance, and data protection. There are a number of data initiatives underway, some led by government, some led by iwi, some led by other organistions that are making use of Maori data and we need to develop ways to ensure culturally safe and appropriate approaches to data sharing and data linkage.  

We look forward to seeing you at the hui at the Buttery, Bryant Hall, University of Waikato on Monday 9th July. There is some travel assistance available for community members to attend.

na Te Pokapu, Te Mana Raraunga

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to Sep 6

Indigenous Data Sovereignty 'What Works' Workshop

The Indigenous Data Sovereignty 'What works' workshop will be held at Waikato Tainui College for Research and Development in Ngāruawāhia on September 5 & 6. The workshop will share examples of how iwi, Māori and other indigenous peoples are working with data to improve the wellbeing of their people. There will also be time for interactive discussion and brainstorming.

Confirmed speakers include:

* Gwen Phillips, First Nations Health Council and First Nations Information Governance Centre, Canada
* Moka Apiti, Digital Navigators, Aotearoa NZ
* Abigail Echo-Hawk, Urban Indian Health Institute, USA
* Dean Matthews, Nyamba Buru Yawuru, Australia
* Arapata Reuben, Whakapapa Unit, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Aotearoa NZ
* Lee Claus, Cultural Resources Management, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, USA
* Wikuki Kingi, Planet Māori, Aotearoa NZ

Due to generous sponsorship from the University of Waikato and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga we have space for 100 free registrations and are reserving places for iwi and community participants. 

Registrations will be due shortly through the Nga Pae o te Maramatanga website.


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9:00 AM09:00

Maori Data Sovereignty: Opportunities for Policy

This free interactive workshop is tailored for Government agencies and provides an introduction to Indigenous Data Sovereignty in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. Led by Professor Tahu Kukutai, Dr Donna Cormack and Associate Professor Maui Hudson, this workshop explores critical questions relating to Māori data governance, ownership and access, and potential solutions for benefit sharing and value generation. 

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