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NZ to build ‘bridge between worlds’ in education system

Image: Seth Mazow [CC BY-SA], via Wikimedia Commons

Māori education programme unveiled as Ardern delivers Waitangi Day speech on shared understanding of history

New Zealand’s government has launched a higher education programme to build Māori leadership through cultural knowledge and research.

Associate education minister Kelvin Davis announced the Te Kawa Matakura initiative on 4 February, describing it as “a new step forward” for Māori achievement in higher education.

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