Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is proud to host the IIRC2024 Conference at Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland

After navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re excited to return to an in-person format, fostering connections and solidarity among Indigenous researchers. Since our last in-person conference in 2018, we’ve embraced online formats in 2020 and 2022, but nothing replaces the richness of face-to-face interactions.


Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is the founding host of the biennial International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC). The IIRC has a well established reputation as the premier international Indigenous conference and consistently attracts high numbers of national and international participants. IIRC is a time for reflection, sharing, planning, innovating. IIRC offers participants a range of engagement modes: master classes, premiere keynotes, guest speakers and time to connect and renew. As a deeply related community of Indigenous researchers internationally, we come together in the one place every two years, at Waipapa marae, Waipapa Taumata Rau - The University of Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Whītiki Taua : Research Solidarities

“Whītiki Taua” is our conference theme. It embodies the bond and collective strength within communities, while “Research Solidarities” emphasises collaborative research endeavours within Indigenous contexts. Together, they symbolise the power of solidarity, knowledge sharing, and collective empowerment. 

Join us as we explore meaningful partnerships, uphold Indigenous perspectives, and work together to address common challenges. Let’s contribute to the well-being and empowerment of Indigenous peoples through our scholarly endeavours. 

Save the dates and be part of this transformative experience at IIRC2024. Further details to follow.


2023 Nov 13 10:00 AM to 2023 Nov 17 12:30 PM

Waipapa marae,

Waipapa Taumata Rau - The University of Auckland,

Aotearoa New Zealand

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