As community sector professionals, we all need to ensure that our consultation and engagement can express Māori values.
In this 60-minute webinar, experienced evaluator Nan Wehipeihana (Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) and Dr Chelsea Grootveld (Ngai Tai, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Te Whakatōhea, Te Arawa) will present a simple but powerful framework, showing:
- How consultation, evaluation and research can express Māori values.
- The difference between evaluating for indigenous communities, and evaluating as indigenous communities
- The ‘lightbulb moment’ on cultural paradigms
- Real-life stories and examples of why and how you can get this right, and the cost of getting it wrong
Nan will share a tool for ensuring effective consultation, providing a rationale and background for why the approach is ‘not just good but necessary’.
Who is this webinar for?
This webinar is for all community sector professionals working in New Zealand, and will be of particular interest to those working in research, partnerships and community.
By the end of this presentation participants will:
- Have an understanding of the principles of evaluation and research by, for and as indigenous peoples
- Learn a model of appropriate engagement for Māori
- Know why this is important for Māori, and for good outcomes
- Have an appreciation for cultural paradigms in evaluation and research
This is not only pertinent to social research, but any programme that will impact upon Māori values, wahi tapu and taonga.