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Hamilton Tikanga Māori for Business Professionals


Nau mai, haere mai! 

Any business professional working with, for, or on behalf of Māori – this introductory workshop is for you. This workshop will give you confidence and greater understanding of how to act and build relationships with Māori. 

This workshop is open to all – no prior knowledge or level of fluency is required. 
Nau mai, haere mai! 

Any business professional working with, for, or on behalf of Māori – this introductory workshop is for you. This workshop will give you confidence and greater understanding of how to act and build relationships with Māori. 

This workshop is open to all – no prior knowledge or level of fluency is required. 

The Māori economy and asset base has grown significantly, with MBIE estimating Māori enterprise worth nearly $40 billion and growing faster than the economy as a whole; it’s hard to think of any business professional not touched.

This workshop is a perfect opportunity to learn and clarify kawa – the guiding principles, policies and procedures – and tikanga, behaviour when doing business. It is designed give you the confidence and knowledge on how to engage and conduct yourself when meeting or working with Māori. 

You will have the chance to learn the importance of te reo Māori, pronunciation and some key phrases when working in a Māori business environment. You will also experience pōwhiri/welcome ceremony, and be guided throughout the process. 

The aim is that at the end of this workshop you will:
- Be proficient in hui / meeting procedures
- Be able to karakia /waiata
- Hongi confidently
- Be able to greet / mihi
- Pronounce names correctly
- Be confident engaging with Māori entities, trusts, community
- Understand whanaungatanga
8.30am - Arrival
9.00am - Pōwhiri 
9.30am - Korero on local area by Te Wananga o Aotearoa
10.00am - Morning Tea
10.30am - Workshop starts
1.30pm – Workshop concludes
Wairangi Jones
Te Wananga o Aotearoa Campus Raroera Hamilton
510 Te rapa Road
Te Rapa 
Hamilton 3200

EVENT DETAILS


Topic: Member Regional Events

Sub-Topic: CA Diversity Series

Format: Seminar

Proficiency Level: Foundation, Intermediate

CPD: 3 hours