Sustainability Week & Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Kia kaha Te Reo Māori – Tōitu te Ao

Let’s make the Māori language strong and the world sustainable.

Our staff at Pūtaiao ki te Pāpori, the Centre for Science in Society, are involved in several events in Sustainability Week and Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week, which are happily coinciding in 2019.

The full schedule for Tōitu te Ao events in association with Victoria University of Wellington is available here.

Monday 9 September

Our Cafe Scientifique on Invasive Wasp control is a Breakout event. Click here to see our News and Events page for more information.

Tuesday 10 September

Rebecca Priestley is part of another Breakout event: Spokes and the Spoken Word at Bicycle Junction. “In association with Verb Wellington and LitCrawl, an evening of poetry, memoir, botanical mythology, and how literature can help us understand the origins and consequences of climate change.”

Wednesday 11 September

Two events for the middle of the week!

Exploring Mātauranga Māori and Sustainability panel including Pauline Harris speaking on the maramataka. “Explore the guidance of maramataka (the Māori lunar calendar), the thinking behind the University’s Living Pā, and Māori te taiao (environmental) initiatives.”

2040 screening + panel discussion including Rebecca Priestley and Nayantara Sheoran Appleton. “For ‘He tirohanga whakahaumanu: Te kiriata 2040 me tētahi pae korero/A vision of regeneration: 2040 screening and panel discussion’, enjoy a presentation of 2040 on us, followed by Associate Professor Rebecca Priestley, Dr Wendy Nelson, Professor Alan Brent and Dr Nayantara Appleton discussing the viability of its vision.”

Ka kite ano!

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