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Ara Mai he Tētēkura
Visioning our Futures

Friday, 1 November 2013 12:22pm

New and emerging pathways of Māori academic leadership

Edited by Paul Whitinui, Marewa Glover & Dan Hikuroa

ara_mai_he_tetekuraThe book

With less than 2 per cent of the total Māori population holding a doctorate, the need for Māori leadership planning in academia has never been greater. The purpose of this book is to present the experiences of new and emerging Māori academics as a guide for others aspiring to follow.

In 2010 Professor Sir Mason Durie oversaw the creation of the Te Manu Ao Academy at Massey University, designed to advance Māori academic leadership. In partnership with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, the course looked to develop participants' thinking around effective leadership principles, values and ideas. This book grew from that programme, in response to the need to create the space for new and emerging Māori academic leaders to speak openly about what leadership means both personally and professionally.

'A significant publication that gives just cause for optimism … for Māori futures …' – Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie

The editors

PAUL WHITINUI (Ngā Puhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī) is an Associate Professor of Māori Teacher Education at the University of Otago College of Education (Te Kura Akau Taitoka).

MAREWA GLOVER(Ngā Puhi) is Director of the University of Auckland's Centre for Tobacco Control Research and Co-Director of New Zealand's Tobacco Control Research Turanga: a programme informing how to achieve a smokefree nation by 2025.

DAN HIKUROA (Ngāti Maniapoto, Tainui and Te Arawa) is an earth system scientist and Research Director for Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga based at the University of Auckland.

Contributors

Selwyn Katene, Paul Whitinui, Marewa Glover, Dan Hikuroa, Malcolm Mulholland, Nathan Matthews, James Ataria, Melanie Mark-Shadbolt, Simon Lambert, Meegan Hall, Heather Gifford, Amohia Boulton, Melanie Chung, Phillipa Pehi, Reremoana Theodore, Margaret Forster, Katarina Gray-Sharp, Piki Diamond, Renei Ngawati

Publication details

Paperback, 176 pages, ISBN 978 1 877578 60 1, $30
2013