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A Master Stroke: Creating the next generation of Māori leaders

Nearly 130 years after Tā Apirana Ngata of Ngāti Porou became its first Māori graduate, the University of Canterbury is achieving success in being the first tertiary institution in the country to offer a Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership (MMIL) degree. The two-year degree is the brainchild of senior lecturer and Head of School – Aotahi/Māui School of Māori and Indigenous Studies, Sacha McMeeking (Kāi Tahu – Waihao).

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Delane Luke

Ngāi Tahu – Ngāti Waewae, Ngāti Rārua, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Maniapoto Delane was born in Wellington and has two brothers, Tana (19) and Waikawau (8). He began his education at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Whānau Tahi, and in 2011 he moved to St Thomas of Canterbury College, where he has just completed his…

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Matt Scobie

Matt Scobie is a PhD candidate who begins study at the University of Sheffield this month. His research will explore ways to hold business and government accountable for their wider social and environmental impacts with a focus on engagement around the operations of extractive industries in areas of importance to indigenous groups. He completed a Master of Commerce at the University of Canterbury.

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