Programme & Handbook

Pre-Conference Workshops​ and Ka Haka II, IIRC18 Cultural Opening, please register here. There are limited spaces and delegates who have registered to attend IIRC18 will be given priority.

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Programme at a Glance

Monday 12 November 2018 

  • Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Ka Haka II - IIRC18 Cultural Opening with performances from from Rob Ruha, Te Kahu Rolleston and more.

Tuesday 13 November 2018 

Wednesday 14 November 2018

  • International Keynote Addresses by Dr Chelsea Bond and Dr Marie Delorme
  • Research Parallel Sessions
  • Te Pae Auaha - Open mic: Indigenous Performance Lunchtime stage open for all
  • Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Post-Graduate 3MT® Competition
  • Political Panel 

Thursday 15 November 2018

  • International Keynote Addresses by 'Aulani Wilhelm and Professor Charles Menzies
  • AM Parallel Sessions
  • Keynote Addressses
  • Te Pae Auaha - Open mic: Indigenous Performance Lunchtime stage open for all
  • PM Parallel Sessions
  • Research Meetings
  • Conference Dinner, Events Centre, Tāmaki Paenga Hira  Auckland War Memorial Museum 

Friday 16 November 2018

Programme Key Dates​ at a Glance
  • Monday 12 November 2018 Pre-Conference Workshops & Cultural Opening
  • Tuesday 13 November 2018 Pōwhiri, Traditional welcome and conference opening, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga ​Fulbright Panel, PO
  • Wednesday 14 November 2018 Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Post-Graduate Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®)
  • Thursday 15 November 2018 Conference Dinner, Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Friday 16 November 2018 Ministerial Address, Poroporoaki, conference closing formalities

The International Indigenous Research Conference programme of events is only available to conference registered attendees except the explicitely listed public events noted below.

IIRC Public Events (free to attend)

  • Tuesday 13th November 2018, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, OGGB 098 Lecture Theatre, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Fulbright 'Indigenous Futures' Forum, Chaired by Georgina Roberts with Panellists, MP Daniel Bidois, Dr Eruera Tarena, Maia Wikaira, Associate Professor Melinda Webber, Professor Rangi Matamua. You must still register your intention to attend this event here.
  • Wednesday 14th November 2018, 3.45-5.15pm, OGGB 098 Lecture Theatre, Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga Post-Graduate 3MT® Competition. 
  • Wednesday 14th November 2018, 5.30-7.00pm, OGGB 098 Lecture Theatre, Political Panel, Chaired by Dr Maria Bargh and Melanie Mark-Shadbolt

Te Takarangi Exhibition

IIRC will be proudly exhibiting Te Takarangi: a collection of 150 Māori non-fiction books and authors. The launch of the Te Takarangi project marked Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga’s 15th anniversary as New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence and the society’s 150th anniversary since the passing of the Act that established the New Zealand Institute.

From 13th February 2018, a book was profiled on the Royal Society Te Apārangi website and social media each day of the working week accumulating with the final entry from the list during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018. On 16th October 2018, Te Takarangi was exhibited at Parliament. IIRC is the first stop for a public tour of Te Takarangi. The exhibition will be availalbe to view throughout the conference in the main foyer.

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