The Bay of Connections Māori Economic Development strategy was officially launched in February 2014, the culmination of 18 months of collaboration across the region, with hundreds of people involved in its development.
BERL congratulates Kel Sanderson on his award from the Federation of Māori Authorities (FoMA) on its 25th anniversary conference recently held in Taupō. The award acknowledges Kel’s contribution to the establishment of FoMA and his role as its Chief Executive during its early days.
On Thursday August 2 2012, Dr Ganesh Nana gave a presentation to the Auckland Council about the Māori economy. His slides are below.
At the recent Maori Economic Summit BERL Chief Economist Dr Ganesh Nana presented a summary of findings of BERL’s projects undertaken for the Maori Economic Taskforce and Te Puni Kokiri.
Today the Maori economy is an integral part of the New Zealand economy and spans several industries. The BERL model of the Maori economy has identified 16 key industries. However traditionally, conversations about the Maori economy are focussed around the 3 F’s – namely Fisheries, Forestry and Farming.