According to the United Nations, food is a basic human right. Article 25(1) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that ‘Everyone has the right to a standard of
The Minister for Whānau Ora, Hon Tariana Turia, has announced that she won’t be standing in the next election. Her decision to retire, made with her own whānau, is based on her belief that both
This week the Children’s Commissioner published ‘Solutions to Child Poverty in New Zealand: Evidence for action‘, a report from the Commissioner’s Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty. I
He mini mahana ki a kōutou i te wiki nei. My post last week gave a brief introduction to the Community-Up Approach to Defining Research Conduct. This approach was recently
The afternoon panel session at the Te Anga Mua Seminar showcased responses to the question of what is good community- and whānau-based research. Trisha Young, Tracey Wright-Tawha, Invercargill Te Poha
One of the highlights of the recent Te Anga Mua seminar was the presentations by whānau. Here is a quick selection of their feedback. Kim Whaanga-Kipa & Kipa Whānau A Whānau
The Te Anga Mua Whānau Ora Research Seminar began just after 9am on 23 November 2012 with a mihi whakatau (welcome). The day was acknowledged as the third day of
Tēnā koutou katoa. He mihi mahana ki a koutou. Ko wai ahau? Ko Mohaka te awa, ko Tawhirirangi te maunga, ko Ngāti Pahauwera te Iwi. Ko Fiona Cram tōku ingoa.
Our whānau are spread across the country. We have 7 children and 14 mokopuna. Only one of our children has full time work while the others struggle to find work.
I am 14 years old and had my baby three months ago. Before I got pregnant, I was stealing cars, never home, doing drugs and having sex. My partner left
I am 17 years old and my baby is 10 months old, I had him when I was 16. My father is a Minister in the church and I have