Te Taumata – a business network focused on better trade outcomes for Māori – says the conclusion of New Zealand’s first gender-focused trade arrangement is a significant milestone that will ultimately pave the way for greater social and economic outcomes for local communities.
Te Taumata congratulates both the New Zealand and UK governments following yesterday’s announcement towards a new Free Trade Agreement together. As New Zealand moves out of COVID-19 lockdown, Te Taumata chair Chris Karamea Insley says it is heartening to see the two countries move with haste to commence trade discussions, given many Maori organisations –
As Rocket Lab launches new technologies from Mahia near Gisborne, Te Taumata applauds yesterday’s announcement of the new country to country Trade Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore. The announcement comes hot on the heels of Te Taumata’s launch of a new and innovative indigenous professional development program between Maori and First nations people in
An idea emerged following recent visits by indigenous leaders from Canada and Australia to meet with Maori business leaders in Te Arawa to practically explore ways to build especially trade relationships together. Te Arawa Fisheries CEO and Te Taumata chair, Chris Karamea Insley, says COVID-19 slowed the discussion but did not kill the idea but
In the latest Te Taumata e-panui, we’ve assembled a series of articles on factors shaping the environment in front of us, and events happening internationally with other indigenous peoples. Importantly, we profile some of the awesome mahi happening with our whanau across the motu. INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT & MAORI TRADEPost COVID-19 Trade Environment Maori Intellectual Property
Te Taumata has adopted the term, ‘The Missed Opportunity Budget’, following yesterday’s Budget 2020 announcement by the government. Chair, Chris Karamea Insley, says he would grade the budget a ‘B’ – barely a pass mark. He says it lacks a clear narrative or strategy of what the end goal is. “This budget is not visionary,”
COVID-19 has clearly shown the world that business-as-usual is gone! That’s the call from Te Taumata chair, Chris Karamea Insley, who wants to see a strong focus on job creation to support the lives and dignity of whanau in the government’s 2020 Budget announcement tomorrow. “One in four jobs in New Zealand results from international
Te Taumata’s comprehensive analysis by world-class technical experts which was submitted to Minister of Maori Development, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, is now available to view online. The study, titled ‘Maori Interests and Geographic Indicators – Strategic Intellectual Property Management enabling Maori whanau development’, proposes a new approach for Maori to secure and benefit from both tangible
Te Taumata will submit a future-focused analysis towards a more resilient future for our mokopuna to Government today. The study, titled ‘Maori Interests and Geographic Indicators – Strategic Intellectual Property Management enabling Maori whanau development’, is a comprehensive analysis by world-class technical experts and will be sent to Minister of Maori Development, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta.