Te Tiriti Kōrero – Pakihere Rokiroki (Podcast Collection)

Podcast series 1: Te Tiriti Kōrero

Nau mai haere mai to this podcast series.

Te Tiriti Kōrero was launched on Waitangi Day 2022. It raises the mana and seeks action for Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the founding document of Aotearoa-New Zealand. These podcasts are collections of knowledge, lived-experience and research that highlight Kaupapa Māori practitioners.

To accompany these podcasts, we have gathered Te Tiriti resources to help you put Te Tiriti into action. These resources will support our sectors to become dynamic Tiriti partners. To add your own resources to this kete, please email us.

Ngā mihi nui to Making Everything Achievable (Kaye Maree Dunn) and Blue Reef (Rob Kitchen) for their exceptional mahi on these podcasts.

Go to our second podcast series: Hoki Whakamuri – Haere Whakamua

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Podcast Series One – Te Tiriti Kōrero

Te Tiriti Kōrero with Dr. Chelsea GrootveldOur mokopuna don’t have time for us to muck around.”

Chelsea is Ngāi Tai, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau a Apanui,  Whakatōhea and Tuhourangi. She is passionate about whānau centred and whānau led education, health and wellbeing. In this conversation, Chelsea shares her journey of deepening her political awareness in Te Ao Māori and how Te Tiriti is a critical part of her mahi as a kaupapa Māori evaluator.

Te Tiriti Kōrero with Dr Kathie IrwinWhen you take a critical analysis view, a kaupapa Māori view, you don’t start with the individual.”

Dr Kathie Irwin MNZM, PHD, MInstD is a third generation Māori, woman and educator. This interview outlines how public service and social justice are deeply embedded in her bloodlines. Her passion inspires her to contribute to nation building in innovative and creative ways that are framed by Sir Apirana Ngata’s whakatauākī, “E tipu, e rea”.

Te Tiriti Kōrero with Mike SmithWe have to invest in the vision of all peoples in this country.”

Mike Smith (Ngāti Kahu, Ngāpuhi) is an educationalist and has spent the last 40 years focussed on taking action where it matters.  Mike has used his love for his community and the Taiao to advocate for the health and wellbeing of Papatūānuku, highlighting the irreversible impacts of climate change on indigenous communities. In this interview, Mike shares the impact his Mother had on his life, especially in reminding him of his identity and his tūpuna who were original signatories to Te Tiriti.

Te Tiriti Kōrero with Ali Hamlin-PaengaWe do not need others to be Māori for us.”

Ali Hamlin, the Kaihautū – CEO of Ngati Kahungunu Community Services, provides her insights into how Te Tiriti informs her practice when advocating for equity and fair outcomes for whānau.  She wants to ensure that whānau, no matter where they might be in life, have their mana intact, that they have the power and decision-making over their own lives.

Other Te Tiriti Resources

Te Tiriti facilitators and professional development opportunities

Tangata Whenua led training

  • Dr Kathie Irwin – This is a workshop session designed to support organisations on their Treaty Based Organisational journey. Opportunities abound at an organisational level, in terms of Treaty Based Organisational Development, and at a personal level, in the area of cultural capability building.
  •  Riki Consultancy – Brother and sister duo Janelle and Nathan have over 15 years experience between them in developing and delivering Professional Learning. We provide personalised support that will meet your needs and aspirations for the future. Also on Facebook.
  • The Wall Walk® – An interactive half-day workshop designed to raise collective awareness of key events in the history of New Zealand’s bicultural relations. It sits nicely with any organisation committed to building stronger relationships with Māori.
  • Engaging Well – Cultural Facilitators helping to build understanding and awareness of Te Ao Māori
  • Te Kaa – As a nation we are growing our awareness that diversity and inclusion is essential for growth and success, while recognizing that learning the indigenous culture at home is the right starting point. Te Kaa aims to help you deepen your understanding of Te Ao Māori to help you determine how Māori culture is relevant to you and your organisation, and to improve your ability to engage with Māori.
  • Te Pumaomao Nation Building – An immersive, holistic and tikanga-based experience which takes participants on a transformative  journey. It brings participants to a new depth of insight into the Māori world – a cultural conscientisation programme which deepens understanding of Māori world views, laws and philosophies and critically examines the on-going impacts of colonisation on Māori and other Indigenous Peoples in a way that empowers participants toward creating positive social change.
  • Treaty Training – 1.5-2 hour interactive workshop giving an introduction to te Tiriti o Waitangi the Treaty of Waitangi, and providing easy to understand context on why the Treaty remains relevant to Aotearoa New Zealand today.
  • Wai Ako – Te Reo, History and Training Resources for Teachers and Tamariki
  • Monkey Majic Solutions – Deliver their version of Te Tiriti in an organisation’s workplace environment. With experienced facilitators, their approach is to provide an understanding from a Māori and non-Māori position of what the partnership of Te Tiriti means.
  • Dr Mike Paki – Te Tiriti and Cultural Workshops
  • Hustle Group – Corporate Te Tiriti Training (operating out of Ōtautahi – Christchurch)

Tangata Tiriti trainers and networks

  • Groundwork works alongside organisations wishing to improve their understanding and application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. They are invested in creating systemic change and addressing systemic injustice and work with organisations that are ready to take on the challenge of organisational transformation based on Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Treaty Education help people to address the why – why the Treaty is relevant and important, personally and professionally. This is addressed through a workshop process, which starts with the who (relationships) and moves through to making the Treaty real in our places of work and lives.
  • Network Waitangi are an independent, voluntary, community education group who run facilitated Treaty and anti-racism workshops. They use experienced Pākehā facilitators and work with participants to create a safe environment to enable full and free discussion on the issues raised in the workshops.
  • Network Waitangi Ōtautahi (NWŌ) offers mentoring and formal learning opportunities to institutions, organisations and groups along with a wide range of open access on-line educational resources. While Ōtautahi-based they work nationwide by invitation and network widely to support a multicultural Treaty-based future for all of us.
  • Treaty Action Collective Pōneke deliver treaty education workshops exploring the history and context of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its place in Aotearoa.

Other upcoming events

  • Te Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2022 webinar series : Te Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2022 is an (inter)national, online and offline, Te Tiriti-based, anti-racism, and decolonisation event in Aotearoa. There is an incredible line up of speakers and leaders who over 10 days will discuss topics including institutional racism and anti-racism, decolonisation, building Te Tiriti-based futures, and transforming our constitution. Overseas presenters will also discuss their experiences with these issues from their contexts.

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