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dc.contributor.author Levy, Michelle Patricia
dc.contributor.author Waitoki, Waikaremoana
dc.contributor.author Rua, Mohi
dc.contributor.author Masters, Bridgette
dc.contributor.author Nikora, Linda Waimarie
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-09T00:19:37Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-09T00:19:37Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Levy, M., Waitoki, W., Rua, M., Masters-Awatere, B. & Nikora, L. W. (2008). Opening address. In Levy, M., Nikora, L.W., Masters-Awatere, B., Rua, M. & Waitoki, W. (Eds). Claiming Spaces: Proceedings of the 2007 National Maori and Pacific Psychologies Symposium 23rd-24th November 2007 (pp. 6-11). Hamilton, New Zealand: Māori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978‐0‐473‐13577‐5
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10289/1562
dc.description.abstract In 2002, the Māori and Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato made a valuable contribution to the teaching and practice of psychology in Aotearoa, via the Māori Graduates of Psychology Symposium. The symposium in 2002, with its theme of “Making a Difference” was designed to: provide an opportunity for exposure to role models; bring together Māori graduates of psychology to network and share information; and through the publication and dissemination of the Symposium proceedings provide a resource for teaching and practice in psychology. With over 100 delegates and 30 presentations, the 2002 symposium was widely acknowledged as a success. It resulted in the compilation of proceedings which have become a valuable resource in psychology. While there have been informal gatherings and ongoing networking over the past five years, there have been no formal gatherings since that time. We at the Māori and Psychology Research Unit consider it timely in 2007, five years on, to convene another Symposium. Our conversations with Pacific psychologists and recognition of the ties which exist between us as Pacific nations, saw our focus expand to include Pacific psychologists and psychologies. en_US
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato en_US
dc.rights Copyright © Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato 2008 Each contributor has permitted the Maori and Psychology Research Unit to publish their work in this collection. No part of the material protected in this copyright notice may be reproduced or utilised in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the contributor concerned. en_US
dc.subject Maori en_US
dc.subject Pacific en_US
dc.subject psychology en_US
dc.title Opening address en_US
dc.type Conference Contribution en_US


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