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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:
Adrienne Duffy (Waka Kotahi) gave a presentation on release of He Pūrongo Whakahaumaru Huarahi Mō Ngā Iwi Māori (Māori Road Safety Outcomes Report) is a proud step towards achieving this vision. Adrienne Duffy from Waka Kotahi will talk about this report, released in July 2021 by Waka Kotahi and can be found here(external link).
On Friday 11 June 2021 This Te Ao Māori Transport Knowledge Hub event included a presentation on the Graduated Driver Licensing System (GDLS), Phase 1 of the review, and its impacts on Māori communities. The presentation can be viewed here [PDF, 434 KB].
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)
11 June 10am-12pm - Māori and the Graduated Driver Licensing system [PDF, 434 KB]
30 July 10am-12pm - Road safety outcomes for Māori [PDF, 2.4 MB]
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
Adrienne Duffy - National Advisor Māori , Waka Kotahi
The hub is open to anyone interested in sharing or discussing Māori transport related experience, data, information and research. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.