A message to our communities;

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC20) Committee support Aotearoa New Zealand’s fight against COVID-19, we remain at Alert Level 4 – Stay at Home “Noho ki te Kainga”. The team are working from home to bring you the latest updates and keep you informed of changes to this event;

Our latest updates include:

  1. A full refund is on offer to delegates who have registered to attend IIRC20 to date and wish to cancel, please contact Ashley on iirc2020@auckland.ac.nz
  2. The Early-bird Call for Abstract submissions has been removed and the General Call for Abstract deadline remains current

We thank you all for remaining patient and understanding as we navigate this situation and respond whole-heartedly to the needs of our community, at times like these we value the connectedness and collective power of working together and supporting each other.  We promise to keep you updated and informed on any developments going forward.

To stay up to date and for any concerns about Covid19 in New Zealand – please visit:

New Zealand Government https://covid19.govt.nz/

Ministry of Health https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā, National Māori Pandemic Group https://www.uruta.maori.nz/

Be kind, be safe, be strong

Kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui

Nau mai haere mai, we welcome you to join us at #IIRC20

Registrations are now open.
Early Bird prices are in effect until 07 August 2020. Standard Rates apply from 08 August 2020. 
Conference fees include admission to conference sessions, morning and afternoon tea, lunches and are inclusive of 15% GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax). All fees are in NZD$.

Please register using the link below:

Register now

Call for Conference Abstracts now open.


The 9th International Indigenous Research Conference 2020 will consist of oral presentations,        NEW e-Posters   and the Indigenous Post-Graduate 3 Minute (3MT®) Thesis Competition.

General Abstract Submission Deadline Friday 5 June 2020, 11:59pm NZT.
Presenters notified by Friday 31 July 2020.
Final e-Poster slide Deadline Friday 4 September 2020, 11:59pm NZT.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the IIRC20 Academic Abstract and Programme Committee. You may indicate your presentation preference on your submission but final decisions will rest with the committee. Specific requirements and instructions will be forwarded to participants upon acceptance of their submitted abstract. Authors are responsible for paying registration fees for the conference. There are no waived registration fees for presenters. 

BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT: Please read the Abstract Submission Guidelines thoroughly and be sure to submit your abstract as outlined, to avoid any system errors.

All abstracts must be received online.

Submit your abstract

Indigenous Post-Graduate 3 Minute (3MT®) Thesis Competition
This exciting event offers New Zealand Māori, Pacific and Indigenous international students, currentlly enrolled in a PhD at a tertiary institution, the chance to present their research to a global audience and compete for prizes valued at $1,000 NZD. Doctoral Candidates whose theses is under examination by the date of their presentation are eligible to compete; those who have already graduated are not eligible for this competition. Selection of the competitors will be at the discretion of the Organising Committee.

Submit your 3MT® Entry along with your Supervisors nomination

 Register for 3MT competition here.

Welcome to the International Indigenous Research Conference

E ngā iwi taketake o te aotūroa, e ngā mangainga whakaheke i te kāwai rangatira.
Nei rā te mihi manamanahau ki a koutou, he reo rāhiri anō hoki.

Karapinepine mai, whakatatatata mai ki te Hui Taumata Rangahau a Iwi Taketake.
He whakarauika tawhito, he whakahiato ihumanea, he whakaemiemi iwi motuhake.

Kāpunipuni mai i raro i te korowai manaaki o Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga.
Nō mātou anō te whiwhi kia whakatūhia tēnei hui ahurea tuakiri.

Nā reira nau mai, tautimai, whakatau mai.
Ko ngā wāhi ngaro ki te rangi, Ko ngā iwi taketake ki te whenua.
Whano, whano! Haramai te toki!  Haumi ē, hui ē, tāiki ē!

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