Arohaina Owen and Joanne Todd

Maori God overlooking Akaroa Harbour, New ZealandIndigenous knowledge, handed down through generations, articulates one’s worldview and overall being. For the Māori of New Zealand, this is called mātauranga: a unique body of knowledge from a Māori worldview, which incorporates Māori traditional knowledge, language, practices, and culture.

And now, within New Zealand, mātauranga is being recognized as a core component across all science sectors, including Western priorities surrounding environmental, health, social, and economic impact. This co…

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      About the Author

      Arohaina Owen (a[email protected]) and Joanne Todd ([email protected]) are Vision Mātauranga Leader and Challenge Director, respectively, of New Zealand’s High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge.

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