Code of Conduct

Manaakitanga (Hospitality, generosity, care, and giving)

  • We find ways to boost people’s mana: find and use people’s strengths.
  • We are respectful in everything we do.
  • Ask for advice, help, feedback.

Whanaungatanga (An ethic of belonging, kinship)

  • We promote a sense of family and community, make connections and are inclusive
  • Add to people’s projects; join them to achieve what they need to
  • We don’t tolerate any kind of discrimination against any person, population group, organisation based on race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, physical appearance, language, education background, national origin, age or disability.
  • Be excellent to each other.

Tino Rangatiratanga (use of individual and collective resources for the benefit of all)

  • We share tools, knowledge and expertise so that we and others may grow.
  • We find ways to make things for and with other people.
  • TAP lab tools/resources must stay on the premises so that other members may use them, unless they are part of the tool library or express permission is given by a member of the executive.

Kaitiakitanga (Guardianship of community and resources)

  • Don’t be on fire; don’t cause others to be in fire.
  • Clean, Maintain, Organize, Improve. We always leave the space better than we found it.
  • We carefully consider our use of materials: avoid landfill; act ethically; upcycle; reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Safety is important, if you are unsure of how to safely do something, ask someone to show you how to do it.