Reflecting on Service Part I: Te Tiriti o Waitangi in university ethics

  • Georgina Stewart AUT
Keywords: Tika, Pono, Aroha, Research ethics, Māori, Academic citizenship (service)


This article presents a reflective commentary or thinkpiece written as a Māori member of an internal committee established to review the ethics ecosystem of my employer university. There could be few better contexts for considering how university policy and practice might be guided by Māori ethical concepts. I present brief introductions to the concepts that make up the generalised Māori worldview, and end with a practical suggestion for the ethics application form. To conduct meaningful discussions it is necessary to be specific, but this work is still worth publishing since others may find it a useful example, both in its substance and in its approach.


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How to Cite
Stewart, G. (2024). Reflecting on Service Part I: Te Tiriti o Waitangi in university ethics . Te Kaharoa, 16(1).