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Katoa Ltd is a Māori - Indigenous research organisation that undertakes Kaupapa Māori (by Māori, for Māori) research and evaluation, as well as offering a range of research and evaluation trainingKatoa Ltd was established in 2003 by Dr Fiona Cram.

Look in Current Projects for what's happening now, and in Completed Projects for information on past work.


Katoa Ltd is affiliated with CREA, the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

What's new?

Read new articles in volume 3 of Evaluation Matters - He Take Tō Te Aromatawai, first-on-line at NZCER.

Family Violence Death Review Committee: Fifth Report Data now available.

New publication: Adcock, A., Lawton, B. & Cram, F. (2016). E Hine: talking about Māori teen pregnancy with government groups. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples12(4), 380-395. DOI: 10.20507/AlterNative.2016.12.4.4.

Check out the profile of Katoa Ltd in a May 2016 UNESCO report about Indigenous Research Methodologies.

New publication: Mertens, D.M. & Cram, F. (2016). Integration tensions and possibilities. Indigenous research and social transformation. International Review of Qualitative Research9(2), 185-191.

New publication: Cram, F. & Mertens, D.M. (2016). Negotiating solidarity between Indigenous and transformative paradigms in evaluation. Evaluation Matters - He Take Tō Te Aromatawai2, 161-189.

Paper on Kaupapa Māori evaluationCram, F. (2016). Lessons on decolonizing evaluation from Kaupapa Māori evaluation. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 30.3 (Special Issue), 296-312.

Paper from E Hine study on Māori teenage mothers' birthing experiences: Stevenson, K., Filoche, S., Cram, F. & Lawton, B. (2016). Lived realities: Birthing experiences of Māori women under 20 years of age. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples12(2), 124-137.

Paper from E Hine study on Māori teenage mothers' access to contraception published in Journal of Primary Health Care.

The Family Violence Death Review Committee released its Fifth Annual Report at the end of February 2016.

Contact us if you'd like a copy of any of the papers mentioned.

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