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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?

New publication: Dhunna, S., Lawton, B. & Cram, F. An affront to her mana: Young Māori mothers’ experiences of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. First Published On-line December 17, 2018. Request this paper.
New publication: Check out the papers in volume 4 of Evaluation Matters - He Take Tō Te Aramatawai, our local evaluation journal. The journal is open access so you can look at and download these papers for free.

New publication: The New Directions for Evaluation volume on Indigenous Evaluation is now available on line. There are seven chapters from around the world, along with an Editors introduction to Indigenous Evaluation and a concluding chapter summing up the key messages from the volume. Download the concluding chapter from here.

New from Stanford University Press: 'Tackling Wicked Problems in Complex Ecologies: The Role of Evaluation', edited by Rodney Hopson and Fiona Cram. You can also read a commentary about this book.

Rangatahi (young people) youth justice report delivered to Iwi Chairs forum by Judge Caroline Henwood, Henwood Trust, Thursday 30 November 2017, Te Papa Tongarewa - Museum of New Zealand. (picture on right)

New publication: Filoche, S.K., Cram, F., Lawton, B.A., Beard, A. & Stone, P. (2017). Implementing non-invasive prenatal testing into a publicly funded antenatal screening services for Down syndrome and other conditions. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth17: 344. 

New publication: Cram, F. Kaupapa Māori health research. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Handbook of research methods in health and social sciences. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

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

Fiona Cram can now be found on Amazon Author Central.

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

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