For editing purposes, please submit your story in Word format. Ideally, stories should be no longer than 5,000 words. You will also be asked for the following information:
- The title of your story.
- Your name plus any positions, qualifications or affiliations by which you wish to be identified. If your story was prepared jointly with other authors please provide this information for each joint author.
- Your contact details for future correspondence.
- Your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions, which can be read here.
Ko Awatea will acknowledge receipt of your submission by email.
Where you are the author and copyright owner of your submission, you will retain copyright ownership of your submission. However, in order to publish your submission, Ko Awatea needs to obtain a license from you and, if relevant, any other authors of the submission before Ko Awatea can use the submission for the purposes of The Medicine Stories Project.
Where you do not own the copyright on your submission, for example, where your employer owns the copyright, you must ensure that the copyright owner has authorised you to license the submission on the Terms and Conditions set out below.
Before you submit your story to Ko Awatea, please read the below Terms and Conditions carefully and make sure that you understand them. These are the Terms and Conditions that apply to The Medicine Stories Project. You will be asked to confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions when you submit your story.
All stories that are submitted will be reviewed by Ko Awatea. If Ko Awatea decides that it wishes to publish your story on The Medicine Stories Project website, it will be further reviewed by The Medicine Stories Project Editor. Ko Awatea will keep you informed throughout this process and send a final PDF proof to you for viewing. Once you have approved the final edited version, Ko Awatea will publish your story on The Medicine Stories Project website, or other Ko Awatea/CMDHB websites or hard copy publications if relevant.