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The Hub provides a platform for iwi and hapū Māori partners, government stakeholders, academics and Māori organisations to identify and prioritise the main evidence gaps relating to Māori in the transport sector, and to collectively work towards addressing these gaps through further research.
The overarching objectives of the Māori Transport Knowledge Hub include:
On Friday 16 April 2021, a presentation on bilingual signage in Aotearoa was given by Waka Kotahi's Dr Maggie Trotter and Kai O'Donnell and can be viewed here [PDF, 2.3 MB]
Our website reflects Hei Arataki, our Māori strategy, and our commitment to our Crown–Māori partnership responsibilities.
16 April 10am-12pm - Te reo Māori bilingual road signs(external link)
21 May 10am-12pm - Māori and the Transport and the transport system
30 July 10am-12pm - Road safety outcomes for Māori
17 Sept 10am-12pm - Hīkina te Kohupara – climate change and the Transport Emissions Action Plan
3 Dec 10am-12pm - Final joint kaupapa TBC
Te Ara Kotahi is the Māori Strategy for Waka Kotahi (NZ Transport Agency). The strategy provides strategic direction to the organisation on how it work with and respond to Māori as the Crown’s Treaty partner, and what this means for how we do business.
There are two initial leads for the Māori Transport Knowledge Hub who will work together to identify collaboration opportunities. The leads are:
Matthew Gifford – Principal Advisor Māori Strategy, Ministry of Transport
Nicholas Manukau - Senior Manager Māori, Waka Kotahi
The hub is open to anyone interested in sharing or discussing Māori transport related experience, data, information and research. Email email@example.com to join.