Participate in the Project


Who Are We Looking For?

  • Tāngata Whaitakiwātanga
  • Whānau members supporting and caring for a Tangata Whaitakiwātanga.
  • Kaumātua experts in kōrero tuku iho, pūrakau and tikanga on disability matters.
  • Māori professionals who work with and support Tāngata Whaitakiwātanga.
  • People who are interested in sharing their knowledge and experience to help build resources to amplify the voices of lived experience and counteract narratives that can be harmful to whānau Māori.

Upcoming Wānanga

A wānanga will be held 11 March 2024 at Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa Marae, Auckland.  You may attend online or in person.

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Multiple Ways to be Involved

You can contribute to this mahi by:

Wānaga Will Focus On

  • Whakawhānaungatanga.
  • Gathering kōrero and insights.
  • Common narratives around takiwātanga.
  • Barriers within Te Ao Māori.
  • Identifying the culturally unmet needs.
  • Identifying what resources are needed.
Several workshop participants, including adults and children, stand in front of a marae.