Auckland 2050 – He waka eke noa 


Ngāti Whātua Orākei, Te Pūnaha Matatini



Project description

Te Pūnaha Matatini researchers and students, in conjunction with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, will collate qualitative data from existing sources that express the values, aspirations, and Mātauranga Māori of the hapū, specifically related to traditional management of resources, knowledge, and health.

The team will analyse the qualitative data using a combination of discourse analysis and thematic analysis techniques, both digital and traditional, creating a rich resource of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei knowledge, and enabling Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to clearly define strategic intent for future policy development and technological innovation within whānau voices and stories.

Skills required

  • Qualitative research experience, specifically thematic and/or discourse analysis, for the postgraduate student lead
  • All applicants with familiarity with social science research methods and some Tikanga Māori knowledge are encouraged to apply
  • Te Reo Māori knowledge an advantage
  • Priority is given to students who have familiarity with Te Ao Māori.