Mātauranga Māori—the ūkaipō of knowledge in New Zealand

  title={Mātauranga Māori—the ūkaipō of knowledge in New Zealand},
  author={Daniel C. H. Hikuroa},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand},
  pages={10 - 5}
  • D. Hikuroa
  • Published 2 January 2017
  • Geology
  • Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
ABSTRACT Mātauranga Māori spans Māori knowledge, culture, values and world view. Pūrākau and maramataka, forms of mātauranga Māori, comprise knowledge generated using methods and techniques developed independently from other knowledge systems. Hitherto mostly ignored or disregarded by the science community because it seemed to be myth and legend, fantastic and implausible, mātauranga Māori includes knowledge generated using techniques consistent with the scientific method, but explained… 
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