May 9, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Working with Maori Communities Conference

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The Maori Association of Social Science presents the 2010 Conference: Ma tau rourou, ma taku rourou – Working with Maori communities.

This years MASS conference explores the practices, outcomes and potential of the work of Maori social scientists with Maori communities.

Key themes are:

  • Working with Maori communities presentations about the processes, ethics, values, reflections and feedback on existing projects
  • Maori social science practice papers describing the outcomes, success stories, impact and challenges arising from Maori social science work in communities

Visit our website for information on registering for this conference. Early Bird registrations are now open!


Please inform any and all interested whanau, hapu, iwi. If you have any queries, please contact:

Dee O’Carroll
Conference Coordinator
MASS Association
[email protected]

Conference Grants Now Available

The Maori Association of Social Sciences is pleased to offer up to 20 grants for unwaged and postgraduate students to attend the MASS 2010 Conference (undergraduate students may not apply). These grantsare a way to encourage Maori researchers to present their work.Successful applicants to the MASS ConferenceGrants will be required to present at the MASS 2010 Conference.

Grants are not of monetary value. Each grant consists of a Full Registration for one person andaccommodation for 2x nights at Nga Wai o Horotiu Marae (AUT). Note: Conference Dinner ticket is not included in this grant.


  • Applicants must prove that they are unwaged or postgraduate students (undergraduate students may not apply) with suitable identification (Community Services card, Student ID card)
  • Applicants will be required to cover all other expenses including travel
  • Successful applicants will be required to present at the MASS 2010 Conference
  • Applications must be received no later than 4.00pm, 8 October 2010

See the Conference Grants webpage for more information!

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