Paora Ammunson and Janine Kapa


Tū Mai Te Tiriti | Paora Ammunson and Janine Kapa

Event Details

10 October 2023




Free Register

Tuia Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki te hinengaro o te kaiako!
Tuia Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki te hinengaro o te ākonga!
Tuia Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki te mātauranga tuatoru!
Tuia ki runga, ki raro, ki roto, ki waho!
Tūi, tūi, tuituiā!

Ako Aotearoa is excited to introduce our Tuesday lunchtime seminar series ‘Tū Mai Te Tiriti’ | ‘Upraising the Treaty in Tertiary Education’.

Join us for this free, online session – the third in the series.

About the guest speakers

Paora Ammunson

Paora Ammunson (Ngāti Kahungunu, Rangitāne, Rārua, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Rongomai) is the Deputy Chief Executive for Tiriti Outcomes at Te Pūkenga and was most recently the Deputy Chief Executive for Equity at the Tertiary Education Commission.

Paora’s tertiary leadership journey began over 30 years ago, and he is a passionate believer in making a positive difference in our communities via equitable access to education. Paora is an advocate for Tiriti excellence and growing mātauranga Māori and mātauranga a-hapu, ā-iwi

Janine Kapa

Janine (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) is currently the Kaikōkiri (Director), Te Pae Tawhiti in Tiriti Outcomes at Te Pūkenga. In this role, Janine leads the integration and implementation of Te Pae Tawhiti – Te Tiriti o Waitangi Excellence Framework – across Te Pūkenga.

Janine has been passionately involved in Māori education for over 30 years – in the compulsory and tertiary sectors; from the classroom to the board room; locally, regionally and nationally. With a background also in social research, project management, communications and strategic development, Janine co-founded Kia Māia Bicultural Communications in 1999, and has held Māori leadership roles at Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (2003-2005), the University of Otago (2007-2017) and Otago Polytechnic (2017-2022). Aoraki matatū!

Seminar outline

The format for each 1 ½ hour lunchtime session is a 1-hour presentation followed by 30 minutes of questions and kōrero.

Learn more about Tuia Te Ako here.



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