Vol. 1 No. 1 (2023): Toroa Kōtui: navigating practice-led research in Aotearoa New Zealand
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the LINK Praxis Journal, promoting practice-led design research from the Global South. Our open-access platform focuses on the synthesis of practice and academic rigour, presenting peer-reviewed work that embodies innovation, impact, and ethics. This edition, anchored in Aotearoa New Zealand, showcases ten articles from a diverse cohort: eight Māori, one Pasifika, and two South American researchers in collaboration with Māori scholars. The contributions span various domains, from filmmaking to storytelling, reflecting the richness of Indigenous perspectives and the role of creative practice in research. This issue pays tribute to innovators intertwining indigenous wisdom with design research, urging readers to envisage a future where tradition meets contemporary practice.