Published work by the staff at Te Toi Ōhanga

Neo-liberal economic reform: New Zealand (1984-)

Dominant economic thinking of the 20thCentury As depicted in the narrative of the ‘Commanding Heights’ TV doumentary series, the 20thCentury can be economically characterised by (i) globalisation, (ii) a swing

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A case for economic literacy

1.  Economic institutions as an essential contribution to cultural survival Culturally mediated models of human-ecosystem organisation (cf. economics), especially those created by the world’s indigenous communities, have been, and continue

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The emergence of transdisciplinary methodology in western science

This report provides an outline of key theoretical and methodological developments in transdisciplinary methodology that emerged from the 2nd World Congress on transdisciplinarity (2005) along with an assessment of just

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Tātari Tauutuutu: moving beyond ‘cultural impact assessment’ in search of Māori cultural survival outcomes

This report was written following a decision to discontinue using a ‘cultural impact assessment’ approach after becoming more aware of the limitations of this now well-established planning and policy tool.

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Tātari Tauutuutu: accounting for the Māori cultural economy

1. What is Tātari Tauutuutu? In Te Reo Māori, the word ‘tātari’ is generally translated into English as a verb associated with: sifting, sorting-out, measuring-out or analysing. The word ‘tauutuutu’ can

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Engaging with hapū in creative, co-governance and co-management activities – the role of kawa, kaupapa and tikanga

Abstract This monograph explores the question of how engage hapū in creative, co-management and co-governance activities in a way that supports cultural safety and yields transformative, empowering and self-determined outcomes

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