From 10-12 March, our marae was in full-on science mode as around 50 Year 9 to Year 11 students from a number of Dunedin high schools attended a science wānanga run by the University of Otago Division of Science.

The science wānanga was initially developed in response to a request from the late Dr Paratene Ngata in 2007. He wanted to see more Ngāti Porou rangatahi achieving in science and health sciences, so that the iwi would be in a position to make its own decisions and manage local resources. [Read more…]