Post by Kiwi Frontline on Mar 6, 2019 16:10:12 GMT 12
ITF HONOURED BY CALL FOR MĀORI LEADERS' HUI
The Kawenata reflects a commitment by ITOs and the ITF to work in partnership with Waikato-Tainui on its 30-year plan for education, employment, and economic development projects.
This first of its kind agreement sees ITOs collectively working with iwi and Māori to co-ordinate job-based training options across a range of industries, underpinned by tikanga, to meet the aspirations of Māori.
“The ITF and its members warmly welcome the opportunity to hear from Māori leaders on these critically important matters." says ITF Chief Executive Josh Williams. "We fully agree that the consultation process and timeframe is wholly inadequate for all our stakeholders, including our Kawenata partners, let alone our Tiriti partners......