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Maori Cultural Intelligence - an introduction - Online CPD

NZ $255.00
Tai Ahu 2016 David Jones 2016
Tai Ahu
Kensington Swan
David Jones
Kensington Swan

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $205 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $255 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 120 minutes

Whakapapa is the foundation of everything for Māori, and you cannot effectively engage with Māori without an understanding of Māori cultural frameworks.

This module will give you an insight into the Māori world and way of thinking. You will learn how the Māori world informs Māori decision-making in business, as well as being alerted to the benefits of dealing in the Māori business space. It will help you with the first steps in learning how to better engage with Māori, how to interact, where to start, who to contact.

Topics covered will include:

The Māori world
  • Whakapapa and geneaology
  • Moral framework - Tikanga

Maori cultural framework

  • Rights and obligations
  • Whānau, hapū and iwi dynamics
  • Lifting the corporate veil
  • What underpins the Māori world

Decision making in the Māori context

  • Quadruple bottom line
  • Balancing Tikanga and corporate drivers
  • Doing business

Meeting etiquette

  • Practical guidelines
  • Who do you take to a meeting
  • The different types of meetings

Other matters

  • Pronunciation
  • Legislative framework
  • Introduction to the new Te Ture Whenua Act
  • Communicating with prudence with Māori
  • Consultation and legal strategy.

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Electronic Booklet

Authors: Tai Ahu, David Jones
Published: 17 May 2016
Pages: 28
Electronic booklet can be downloaded from My CPD > My Online CPD after purchase.


Doing business with any culture has its own unique issues that need to be navigated. This rings true for Māori not only in business, but in any relationship or partnership between Māori and government, or the private sector.

Māori operate at a multiplicity of contexts - at the whānau, hapū and iwi level – with varying degrees of socio-cultural and political considerations being balanced in each of these contexts. Therefore, understanding cultural drivers and the lens by which Māori see the world is critical in being able to work collaboratively with Māori.

PowerPoint Presentation

These are the slides included in the presentation.
Number of Slides: 27

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Engaging with Māori Business - the post-settlement iwi dynamic - Online CPD

Publication Date: 01-Sep-2015

Authors: Tai Ahu, David Jones

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