Post by Kiwi Frontline on Feb 15, 2020 4:15:04 GMT 12
KAITIAKITANGA: TE AO MĀORI O TE PŪTEA MATUA - GUARDIANSHIP: THE MĀORI WORLD VIEW OF THE RESERVE BANK
Building its understanding of Te Ao Māori will result in the Reserve Bank better serving Aotearoa New Zealand, said Assistant Governor, Christian Hawkesby.
In addition to embedding Te Reo and Māori tikanga into its culture, Mr Hawkesby said the Bank had borrowed the story of Tāne Mahuta, with the approval of Northern hapu Te Roroa, to tell its own tale.
“In the same way that Tāne Mahuta is part of the forest and guardian – kaitiaki – of the forest, the Reserve Bank is guardian – kaitiaki – of the financial ecosystem. Our kaupapa is to maintain the highest trust in our organisation to ensure that Tāne will not wilt and lose mana.”.....