Case Study – Mäori community goals for enhancing ecosystem health

Case Study - Mäori community goals for enhancing ecosystem health The FRST programme "Mäori Community Goals for Enhancing Ecosystem Health" (FRST Contract TWWX0001) began in 1998. The programme evolved from a previous FRST-funded programme "Mäori values for land use planning" that ran from 1995 to 1998, and helped build collaborative research relationships with Ngati Porou. … Continue reading Case Study – Mäori community goals for enhancing ecosystem health

Tiaki Tinana : A case study on creating conversations about sexual violence

Overview In 2006 the Tiaki Tinana programme was established as a Māori response to sexual offending against children and young people. Tiaki Tinana seeks to inform health promotion to prevent sexual violence within Māori communities. It is delivered within a kaupapa Māori framework by Rape Prevention Education, Auckland. The primary aim of Tiaki Tinana has … Continue reading Tiaki Tinana : A case study on creating conversations about sexual violence

Whakapono: End child poverty in Maori whanau (a preliminary report)

About Child Poverty Action Group Child Poverty Action Group (Inc) (CPAG) is a non-profit group formed in 1994, and made up of academics, activists, practitioners and supporters. CPAG has a strong education and research role which enables it to contribute to better informed social policy to support children in Aotearoa New Zealand, specifically children who … Continue reading Whakapono: End child poverty in Maori whanau (a preliminary report)

Number of pokie machines in Māori communities ‘hugely disproportionate’

How to destroy indigenous communities   Northland doctor and political aspirant Lance O'Sullivan says urgent action is needed to rid New Zealand of pokie machines. Earlier this year Dr O'Sullivan called for a ban on the machines, after witnessing the devastating impacts they had on his Northland community of Kaitaia. Dr O'Sullivan re-iterated that stance on … Continue reading Number of pokie machines in Māori communities ‘hugely disproportionate’

Hei Tikitiki: Traditional Rites of Passage for Young Māori

Click on flag to follow the link 1. Hei TikitikiTraditional Māori Rites of Passage & Youth Development 2. Te Ora Hou Aotearoa 3. Current Services• weekly club programmes, small group mentoring• home visitation, school liaison, transition and advocacy services• teen parent support and education• early childhood education (for tamariki of teen parents)• alternative education and … Continue reading Hei Tikitiki: Traditional Rites of Passage for Young Māori

An Overview of Community Development Initiatives Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America

An Overview of Community Development Initiatives Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America. Community Development marks a foundationally novel approach to improving Indigenous communities. These diverse and locally-led activities provide a way for dynamic groups to assert ownership of their community through participation. This approach changes the word Indigenous … Continue reading An Overview of Community Development Initiatives Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America

Community Development: Insights for practitioners in Aotearoa New Zealand

Description This book examines the depth and breadth of experience in community work practice in Aotearoa New Zealand with examples from practice from 13 community workers working in the Otago and Southland/Murihiku region. While the examples are drawn from this area, their application is universal, encompassing the theory and practice ('praxis') of community development as both a process … Continue reading Community Development: Insights for practitioners in Aotearoa New Zealand