Māori Strategy 2009-2014
Goal 1: Build internal capacity
At AgResearch we are committed to engage in productive relationships to deliver research outputs focused on the distinctive needs of Māori in the pastoral sector.
Goal 2: Developing meaningful relationships with Māori
AgResearch has important relationships with key Māori incorporations and trusts located primarily in the North Island. This includes: Māori organizations administered under the Māori Land Act 1993 (Te Ture Whenua Māori 1993), Iwi Authorities and post treaty settlement organizations, non government Māori organizations and Māori farmers aligned with farmer groups.
Goal 3: Deliver on research and development and scientific needs
AgResearch is committed to collaborative research and commercial contracts with Iwi partners through the alignment of research needs of our Māori partners and AgResearch capability to:
- Increase Māori participation in current science programmes
- Develop new research and commercial contracts