Wāhanga Tuatahi (Tikanga Māori)

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State Completed
Duration 2014 - 2019
Project Leader(s)
Dan Hikuroa
The University of Auckland

Project Summary

This project provided underpinning guidance relating to mātauranga Māori and natural hazards, including developing tikanga to support the strategies and case-study approaches of the Resilience Challenge. The project also developed existing and new reo Māori in relation to natural hazard and resilience to support hazard education, hazard management, emergency response and disaster recovery.

Resources from this project


Mātauranga Māori—the ūkaipō of knowledge in New Zealand.

Hikuroa D. 2017. Mātauranga Māori—the ūkaipō of knowledge in New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 47(1):5-10. doi:10.1080/03036758.2016.1252407.

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Toitū te Whenua

How can mātauranga Māori and modern approaches to adaptation protect the cultural identity and wellbeing of Māori?

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