2020 Conference

Search and view the IIRC20 pre-recorded presentations below.
View the IIRC20 Conference Programme here.

Day One

Author(s) Dr Pita King and Dr Teorongonui Josie Keelan - IIRC20
Day One
Session: L
Indigenous Innovation

In its current contract, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is working to collectivise the outputs of its investment in indigenous research spanning almost two decades since its establishment in 2002.

Author(s) Helena Rattray-Te Mana - IIRC20
Day One
Session: L
Indigenous Flourishing

The Whakatika Research Project examines the impact and response general racism, life-course racism, vicarious racism, witnessing racism, collective racism, and accumulated and intergenerational rac

Author(s) Dr Sarah-Jane Paine & Dr Braden Te Ao - IIRC20
Day One
Session: L
Indigenous Flourishing

Eliminating ethnic health inequities requires multi-sector approaches to policy and intervention.

Author(s) Dr Sophie Nock and Dr Mary Simpson - IIRC20
Day One
Session: M
Indigenous Flourishing

Background: The Aotearoa New Zealand population is ageing and numerous studies demonstrate that with this phenomenon comes health and social challenges.

Author(s) Lolina Rudolph - IIRC20
Day One
Session: M
Indigenous Flourishing

Social work education and practice has primarily been dominated by Western theories and models rendering privilege to these bodies of knowledge.

Author(s) Claire Zwicker - IIRC20
Day One
Session: M
Indigenous languages and cultures

In 2019 I took part in a program in which I interned at Nga Pae O Te Maramatanga,
New Zealand. In this presentation I will discuss what I learned about crossscholarship

Author(s) Kimberley Maxwell - IIRC20
Day One
Session: N
Indigenous languages and cultures

Indigenous peoples’ values, practices and knowledge are often omitted from marine planning due to a lack of understanding of the worldview and knowledge system from which they are derived.

Author(s) Haki Tuaupiki - IIRC20
Day One
Session: N
Indigenous languages and cultures

When traditional Polynesian navigators gazed upon the ocean they saw super highways to a network of culture, trade, resource and opportunity.

Author(s) Rangihurihia McDonald - IIRC20
Day One
Session: N
Indigenous Environments

Upon arrival in Aotearoa, our Polynesian ancestors were expert seafarers, having developed a sophisticated navigational system and an in-depth knowledge of the natural world.

Author(s) Associate Professor Jacqui Kidd - IIRC20
Day One
Session: O
Indigenous Flourishing

Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua: My past is my present is my future, I walk backwards into the future, with my eyes fixed on my past.

Author(s) Gabrielle Baker - IIRC20
Day One
Session: O
Indigenous Flourishing

The New Zealand (NZ) Health and Disability System Review was established mid-2018 and aimed to “identify opportunities to improve the performance, structure, and sustainability of the system with a

Author(s) Sandra Yellowhorse - IIRC20
Day One
Session: O
Covid-19

This paper places forward a Diné (Navajo) perspective of thinking about neuro-difference which confronts Western models of “disability” and its ideologies.

Author(s) Joanna Hikaka - IIRC20
Day One
Session: P
Indigenous Flourishing

Background: Inequities in healthcare access and quality mean that Māori have reduced access to medicines and may be at more risk of harm from them, perpetuating current inequities

Author(s) Dr Karen Brewer - IIRC20
Day One
Session: P
Indigenous Flourishing

We present Ngā Whāriki Kōrero, a kaupapa Māori speech-language therapy resource for whānau with communication difficulties caused by stroke.

Author(s) Isla Emery-Whittington - IIRC20
Day One
Session: P
Indigenous Flourishing

Within western rehabilitation systems, the profession of occupational therapy has grown and become a global health profession.

Author(s) Te Hurinui Karaka-Clarke and Nathan Riki
Day One
Session: Q
Indigenous Flourishing

This presentation draws on our research platform which focused on supporting Māori to flourish.

Author(s) Professor Merata Kawharu - IIRC20
Day One
Session: Q
Indigenous Economies

Developed in the rural north in the Bay of Islands on the east coast and Hokianga on the west coast of Aotearoa New Zealand, Pā to Plate is bringing together small whānau/family-run businesses and

Author(s) Dr Rachel Wolfgramm, Professor Chellie Spiller, Associate Professor Ella Henry and Dr Robert Pouwhare
Day One
Session: Q
Indigenous Economies

Decision-making is an understudied area for collective leadership generally and Māori leadership specifically.

Author(s) Dr Tangiwai Rewi, Dr Gianna Leoni, Hazel Abraham, Nikita Hall, Hiko Sam-Turner and Charlotte Kutia - IIRC20
Day One
Session: R
Indigenous Innovation

This presentation will discuss the process and findings of a collectivisation project we undertook as part of the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Rangahau Platform.

Author(s) Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan, Dr Jen Martin & Eruera Lee-Morgan - IIRC20
Day One
Session: R
Indigenous languages and cultures

This presentation will share some of the initial findings from a Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga funded seeding and scoping project entitled ‘Puni Reo: Normalising Māori Language in New Domains’.

Author(s) Pip Bennett - IIRC20
Day One
Session: R
Indigenous languages and cultures

Kia Mauri Ora Te Reo – Te Whare o te Reo Mauri Ora has set audacious goals for te reo Māori.

Author(s) Jade Le Grice - IIRC20
Day One
Session: S
Indigenous Flourishing

Narratives of sexual violence have gained greater visibility and recognition within the social movement associated with #metoo, that has challenged the permissibility of sexual violence, and create

Author(s) Rafael/a Luna-Pizano
Day One
Session: S
Indigenous Flourishing

Indigenous Trans embodiment is a liminal practice that is as ancient, multi-faceted and sacred as our homelands.

Author(s) Professor Luciano Sewaybricker - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures

The Amerindian Support Network, linked to University of São Paulo, is formed by a multidisciplinary team and, through different projects, offers care for indigenous communities and its members.

Author(s) Lidu Gong - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures

Whenever I quoted whakataukī1 in speaking te reo, I lost my voice. Exploring the empowering nature of whakataukī is the theme of this project.

Author(s) Lidu Gong - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures
Author(s) Lidu Gong - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures

Whenever I quoted whakataukī1 in speaking te reo, I lost my voice. Exploring the empowering nature of whakataukī is the theme of this project.

Author(s) Lidu Gong - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures
Author(s) Dr Hinekura Smith - IIRC20
Day One
Session: T
Indigenous languages and cultures

As cultural skin markings continue to be reclaimed by Indigenous peoples around the world, so too are our critical understandings of the ‘tikanga’ or ‘traditions’ around receiving and wearing these

Author(s) Dr Shaun Awatere et al - IIRC20
Day One
Session: K
Indigenous Economies

Māori have long-term interests in land and water and are heavily invested in climate sensitive sectors (e.g. agriculture, forestry, fishing, tourism and renewable energy).

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