The News and musings from the yards, barrel halls and tasting panels, and from on the road traveled between.

Archive for December, 2012

What are the issues about food with whānau?

Biggest issues with food

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


Turia to leave, Whānau Ora to stay on

Tariana-Turia-Te-Anga-Mua-Whanau Ora Seminar 2012

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


Whānau Ora potential to lift children and their whānau out of poverty

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


Undertaking Whānau Ora Research with whānau collectives

Sir Mason Durie Te Anga Mua Seminar 2012

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


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