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Posts Tagged ‘Dr Eruera Prendergast-Tarena’

$2.6 billion boost to the economy

A report recently released in Parliament by Hon Willie Jackson, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, BERL and Tokona Te Raki shows that if current inequalities in education, employment and income for Māori are alleviated there would be a $2.6 billion per year boost to the economy. The report looks at current inequalities in education, employment…

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Māori Trade Training reborn

He Toki ki te Mahi has created economic value of more than $5.5 million since 2015. Further analysis suggests the potential to return seven times the value of the investment in economic benefits to the apprentices and the economy.

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He aha te kai a te rangatira? He kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero.
What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication.

One of the architects of the Ngāi Tahu Settlement recently created a stir when he suggested it was time for senior Māori leaders to stand aside and allow younger generations to come through in leadership roles.

Tā Tipene O’Regan made the suggestion at the Parliament Buildings launch of the Manu Ao Academy’s Fire that Kindles Hearts: 10 Māori Scholars, a book which profiles 10 respected Māori academics in terms of their leadership roles.

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First PhD graduates from Ngāi Tahu Research Centre

Eruera Prendergast-Tarena has become the first person to graduate from the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury with a PhD. Eru (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui), is Manager, Strategy & Relationships at Te Tapuae o Rehua and completed his PhD through the Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. His Principal Supervisor,…

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