Te Kotahi Research Institute
Ko wai mātou
Who we are
‘Koi te mata punenga, maiangi te mata pūihoiho’
Our vision is to be a world recognised Kaupapa Māori Institute that contributes to Māori and Indigenous aspirations through transformative research excellence. Te Kotahi promotes and encourages the connection between scholars across disciplines to undertake research. Read More
Te Kotahi Research Institute develops research workshops and a suite of programmes that support iwi, Māori, Indigenous nations, communities, organisations, and research teams to engage and focus on building key research skills related to Māori and Indigenous research methodologies and practice. Read More
He Manawa Whenua is the Māori term for a sub-terrainal aquifer or an underground spring. It is from this source that the most pure, clear and refreshing water is obtained, being naturally filtered through the land before emerging at the surface.
Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan from the University of Waikato is this year’s recipient of the NZARE Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti award for significant contribution to Māori education.