Tangata Whenua Takawaenga o Aotearoa

Tangata Whenua Takawaenga o Aotearoa, the Māori caucus of ANZASW understands the model of partnership within ANZASW to be as follows:

Partnership and collaboration under Te Tiriti o Waitangi:

  • That displays inclusiveness between Tangata Whenua and Tauiwi
  • That places a premium on Tangata Whenua being informed
  • Where Tangata Whenua have an opportunity to determine their level of involvement on issues facing ANZASW
  • Where Tangata Whenua critique these professional issues in their own space and utilize their own processes
  • Where Tangata Whenua develop positive relationships with Tauiwi to share and access their skills, talents and knowledge.