Māori Economic Development
Māori Economic Development
Korihi ake ngā manu. Takiri mai te ata. Ka ao, ka ao, ka awatea.
Te Waka is committed to Māori Economic Development in the Waikato Region.
Our priorities are guided by the long-term agenda set out in the Waikato Region Māori Economic Development Plan to build a prosperous Māori economy in the region. We partner with Māori Collectives, Regional government, Māori business support agencies and Leaders and Whanau Enterprise to deliver outcomes for employment, enterprise growth and capability.
Te Whare Ohaoha - An Update on The Māori Economic Action Plan August 2020
Amotai partner with Te Waka to create opportunities for the Waikato Māori and Pasifika business community
Amotai will continue their partnership in 2022 with Te Waka, the business-led and governed organisation established to drive economic growth in the Waikato, with the common goal of development for Māori and Pasifika businesses in the Waikato region.
Researcher is taking taonga puoro to new places at Wintec
Leading tohunga of taonga puoro, Horomona Horo has joined Wintec School of Media Arts as a researcher and teacher, and he wants students to bravely take traditional Māori music to new places.
Social procurement to help level playing field for Waikato Māori, Pasifika businesses
Te Waka is leading an initiative aimed at establishing supplier diversity practices within Waikato organisations. Known as ‘social procurement,’ this will lead to more goods and services being bought from the region’s businesses owned by Māori and Pasifika people.
Wintec doubles marae graduation ceremonies to meet growing cultural demand
Around 2,500 students qualified to graduate from Wintec and this Friday, the first two of Wintec’s six graduation ceremonies will be held at Te Kōpū Mania o Kirikiriroa Marae on Wintec’s Hamilton City campus.
Thriving Māori business and resilient communities a priority for new director
Helping Māori business thrive and building resilient Waikato communities is a priority for Te Waka’s new director and Iwi representative.
Whanau at the heart of Lunix Homes
People before process is at the heart of a family-owned Te Awamutu residential design and build company, Lunix Homes.
Pop in to "Ono Pop Up Shop"
Tucked down a Hamilton lane is a new shop showcasing Waikato’s best Maaori creative talent.
Educators gather to grow Māori and Pasifika learner success
Led by Wintec Māori Learning Advisor and Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa New Zealand (ATLAANZ) executive member, Tania Oxenham, the conference aimed to further professional development in Māori and Pasifika teaching and learning practises.
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