In this webinar Dr Chelsea Grootveld, Marama Tākao and successful Māori development grantees of the J R McKenzie Trust demonstrate what’s working for whānau, hapū and iwi who are taking positive steps to achieve their aspirations.
Nan Wehipeihana reports on Te Kāwai Toro’s kaupapa Māori evaluation approach, and its unique approach to weaving together learnings from these projects and initiatives.
You will learn:
- How whānau, hapū and iwi are taking positive steps to achieve their aspirations.
- The factors that assist this, and what we are learning about this
- The findings of a recent evaluation about whānau, hapū and iwi-driven initiatives
- How funders can enable Māori development
Resources to accompany this webinar:
- “A Vision for Indigenous Evaluation” 2016 webinar recording from Nan Wehipeihana and Dr. Chelsea Grootveld
- Principles of Kaupapa Māori collection from What Works
- The Community Research Code of Practice
About our presenters
Skilled in evaluation and research, Nan Wehipeihana has more than 15 years experience in designing, leading and managing evaluation and research projects. She has a wealth of public sector knowledge and is widely recognised for her adeptness in managing complex relationships. She is passionate about protecting, evidencing and growing the space to be Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. Nan facilitates dialogue and engagement that builds understanding of Māori. Nan’s tribal affiliations are to Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou and Te Whānau-ā-Apanui.
Dr Chelsea Grootveld
Dr Chelsea Grootveld has worked in education policy, research and evaluation for the past 15 years. She is Director of Aiko Consultants Limited and is currently working with a team of kaupapa Māori centred evaluators on a formative evaluation of Te Pūtahitanga, the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Te Waipounamu (South Island). Chelsea’s affiliations are to Ngai Tai, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Te Whakatōhea and Te Arawa
Marama is the Maori Development Advisor/Kaitohutohu for JR McKenzie Trust and works alongside various community organisations, Iwi, hapū and roopu Māori to support their development. Marama traces her whakapapa to Ngati Rarua, Te Atiawa, Ngati Toa Rangatira, Ngati Tama, Kai Tahu, Ngai Tuhoe, Ngai Te Rangi.
This webinar is presented with thanks to our friends at J R McKenzie Trust
The J R McKenzie Trust is a philanthropic family trust that is creating a socially just and inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand.