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Respected Kaumātua Demand Resignation Of Unitec/MITBoard Chair

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 6:14 am | Maori at Unitec

Respected kaumātua have supported a call from Māori staff at Unitec to remove the Chair of the joint Unitec/MIT Board and one remaining member of its Rūnanga. Māori staff collective Te Rōpū Mataara are calling for the resignation of the ... More >>

Kaumātua Intervene To Provide A Safe Space For Māori At Unitec

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 6:41 am | Maori at Unitec

Representatives of Te Rōpū Mataara (Unitec Māori Staff Collective) and kaumātua, who have strong connections with Māori education and communities in Tāmaki Makaurau, met last Friday 11th February to discuss the pressing issues facing Māori at Unitec. ... More >>

Racism Forces Unitec Rūnanga Resignations

Monday, 1 February 2021, 6:09 am | Maori at Unitec

Further resignations have been tendered from the Rūnanga, in the wake of what has been described as “institutional racism” at Unitec. Following the departure of Chairperson Tui Ah Loo on Friday, also resigning is the Deputy Chair, Megan Tunks, ... More >>

Māori Staff At Unitec In Crisis

Friday, 29 January 2021, 7:33 am | Maori at Unitec

Māori staff are devastated that the Chair of the Rūnanga, Tui Ah Loo, has resigned as a result of disrespect shown to Māori at Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka, Unitec. Tui Ah Loo is a highly regarded Māori leader, with more than 21 years of service ... More >>