Te Tiriti resources for learning and action

M Mutu · 2021 — As Veronica reminds us, ‘it is not just about raising selfawareness through education, its also the action that accompanies or follows …

  • Webinar: Te Tiriti – Take action – In this Community Research webinar from February 2022, we hear from Dr Chelsea Grootveld, Dr Kathie Irwin and Ali Hamlin-Paenga, 3 of the He Kōrero podcast presenters. They discuss how to take your organisation forward in actioning Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Be inspired to become a dynamic Treaty partner.

  • Webinar: Treaty Voyages: How’s Your Organisation Faring?In this Community Research webinar, Jen Margaret (Groundwork), Karen Molyneux and Harsh Vardhan share research and offer practical guidance for organisations who are applying Treaty of Waitangi principles.

  • Matike Mai – A report from the Independent Working Group on constitutional transformation, tasked “To develop and implement a model for an inclusive Constitution for Aotearoa based on tikanga and kawa, He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Niu Tireni of 1835, Te Tiriti o Waitangi of 1840, and other indigenous human rights instruments which enjoy a wide degree of international recognition”.

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.

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.

Te Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2024 EVENT is being held on the 16 -25 of March. please go to their website to register for this amazing bi-annual event.

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