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Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures (RNZ)

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Since 2001, Radio New Zealand has broadcast on Waitangi Day an annual Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture in a series looking forward to the Waitangi bicentenary in 2040.

Since 2001, Radio New Zealand has broadcast on Waitangi Day an annual Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture in a series looking forward to the Waitangi bicentenary in 2040.

Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Since 2001, Radio New Zealand has broadcast on Waitangi Day an annual Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture in a series looking forward to the Waitangi bicentenary in 2040.

Language:

Multilingual

Contact:

Radio New Zealand House 155 The Terrace P O Box 123 Wellington 04 474 1999


Episodes

2018 Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture by June Northcroft Grant

2/13/2018
In this second talk for 2018, June Northcroft Grant traces the story of two of the notable personalities associated with guiding at Whakarewarewa Village (where the lecture is being given) in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Duration:00:34:32

2018 Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture by Dr Kim Workman

2/6/2018
Dr Kim Workman explores the historical background to why Maori imprisonment rates are high and still rising, and considers what the alternatives to our current approaches are.

Duration:00:52:09

Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures 2017

2/6/2017
The Honourable Dame Tariana Turia, former Cabinet Minister and founder of the Maori Party, and Dr Gareth Morgan, economist and founder of the Opportunities Party, present the 2017 Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures at Te Herenga Waka Marae on the Wellington campus of Victoria University.

Duration:00:53:29

Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures 2017

2/6/2017
The 2017 Waitangi Rua Rautau lecturers delivered by the former Cabinet Minister and founder of the Maori Party Dame Tariana Turia and Dr Gareth Morgan, economist and Founder of the Opportunities Party at Te Herenga Waka Marae on the Wellington campus of Victoria University.

Duration:00:41:08

Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture 2016

2/5/2016
The Hon. Mrs Steve Chadwick, Mayor of Rotorua presents the 13th annual Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture.

Duration:00:40:53

Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures 2016 Part 2

2/5/2016
Waitangi Rua Rautau Recognitions of Professor Alan Ward and the pivital role of Historians in the changing state of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand: Caren Fox, Shonagh Kenderdine, Vincent O'Malley and Michael Belgrave and Sir Edward Durie .

Duration:01:18:30

Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture 2015

2/6/2015
Rt Hon Dame Jenny Shipley and Bishop Te Kitohi Pikaahu provide political and religious perspectives on the different responses of the Government and the Anglican Church to the Treaty of Waitangi, with a particular focus on what happened in the 1990s.

Duration:00:44:36

2014 - Hon. Dr Wayne Mapp

2/6/2014
The Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture 2014 delivered by Law commissioner and former Cabinet Minister, the Hon. Dr Wayne Mapp. He's introduced by another former MP, Luamanuvao Winnie Laban. Dr. Mapp review aspects of New Zealand's past, reflects on the present and offers a few thoughts on what the country will be like in 2040 - the year which will mark the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Duration:00:38:31

2014 - Areta Koopu

2/6/2014
The Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture 2014: presented by former Maori Women's Welfare League President, and former Human Rights Commissioner, Areta Koopu. She talks about her life, the role of women and the importance of family. She is introduced by Neville Baker.

Duration:00:35:04

2013 - Ian McKinnon and Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi

2/6/2013
Ian McKinnon explores the role of education in creating a society comfortable with cross-cultural difference; and Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi provides a personal survey of the evolution of the Maori community during the last 100 years.

2013 - Ian McKinnon

2/6/2013
Ian McKinnon delivers the first of the 2013 Rua Rautau lectures, titled 'The role and contribution of education in crossing cultural boundaries'. Ian McKinnon is Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington and Deputy Mayor of Wellington and was formerly headmaster of Scots College and Wanganui Collegiate in New Zealand and Lower Master (Deputy principal) at Eton College in the UK. He is introduced by Roger Moses, principal of Wellington College.

Duration:00:39:59

2012 - Sir Paul Callaghan and Hon. Luamanuvao Winnie Laban

2/6/2012
In the 2012 instalment of the annual Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture series, Professor Sir Paul Callaghan and Associate Professor Hon. Luamanuvao Winnie Laban explore Pakeha and Samoan perspectives about the Treaty of Waitangi, biculturalism and multiculturalism. Professor Sir Paul Callaghan traces the history of the Treaty and considers how Maori business initiatives could provide a model for New Zealand's development in the future. Associate Professor Hon. Luamanuvao Winnie Laban focuses on...

Duration:00:52:33

2011 - Sir Douglas Kidd

2/6/2011
In this most recent instalment in the annual Waitangi Rua Rautau Lecture series, Sir Douglas Kidd explores the change in the way the legal profession has viewed the Treaty of Waitangi, and proposes a change to the Citizenship Act 1977 to accommodate the increasing number of Maori and Pakeha who will be born outside New Zealand because of the diaspora.

Duration:00:27:08

2010 - Dr Ihakara Puketapu

2/6/2010
Dr Ihakara Puketapu explores in a very informal session different perspectives on Maori self-determination, focusing on his Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt. Along with the discussion of big ideas such as the establishment of a Treaty of Waitangi Congress, a new website is launched. It aims to provide a Maori version of the social networking site Facebook.

Duration:00:46:10

2009 - Dr Alan Ward

2/6/2009
The lecture is subtitled "a social democrat's perspective on the Treaty of Waitangi", and Dr Ward argues that identifying and redressing the historical, political and economic causes of Maori disadvantage was a necessary first step, and how in the future, the ideals of the Treaty could enable us all to move forward together.

Duration:00:44:34

2008 - Prof. Dame Ann Salmond

2/7/2008
Prof. Dame Ann Salmond traces over two hundred years of New Zealand history, including early contact between Maori and European, and the story of the Treaty of Waitangi. She goes on to survey the Land Wars, the collapse of the Maori population during the 1880s, and the resurgence of Maori culture during the twentieth century.

Duration:00:47:36

2006 - Sir Howard Morrison

2/5/2006
Sir Howard Morrison presents the 2006 Waitangi Rua Rautau lecture.

Duration:00:51:00

2005 - Professor Whatarangi Winiata

2/13/2005
The venue for the 2005 lecture is the historic Rangiatea Church in Otaki. The lecturer is Professor Whatarangi Winiata, the tumuaki or Chief Executive of the Māori tertiary institution Te Wānanga o Raukawa, and the President of the Māori Party. Professor Winiata's address looks at the reconciliation of two key words in the Treaty of Waitangi: Kawanatanga (or government) and Tino Rangatiratanga (or chieftainship).

Duration:00:51:18

2005 - Professor Whatarangi Winiata

2/13/2005
The venue for the 2005 lecture is the historic Rangiatea Church in Otaki. The lecturer is Professor Whatarangi Winiata, the tumuaki or Chief Executive of the Māori tertiary institution Te Wānanga o Raukawa, and the President of the Māori Party. Professor Winiata's address looks at the reconciliation of two key words in the Treaty of Waitangi: Kawanatanga (or government) and Tino Rangatiratanga (or chieftainship).

Duration:00:51:18

2004 - Dr Dame Joan Metge

2/13/2004
In 2004 retired anthropologist Dr Dame Joan Metge, gives an address entitled 'Rope Works - He Taura Whiri'. Using the metaphor of the taura whiri, or plaited rope, Dame Joan argues that a collective vision for the future can only be achieved if people work together. 'Nation-building, like rope-making, involves skill, co-operation and continuous hard work.'

Duration:00:55:02