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New report from Te Puni Kōkiri – Understanding whānau-centred approaches

Te Puni Kōkiri report on Whanau Ora (2010-2016) focused on strengthening provider capability to design and deliver whanau centered approaches. Click here to access this report The following is an excerpt from

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Participatory Leadership Facilitation and Evaluation Workshop Series

Join Rita S Fierro, Ph.D and Kataraina Pipi for a day of experiential learning. Learn how engagement processes can be combined with evaluation knowledge for original data collection, increased community contributions, and productive

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Extra Budget support for Whānau Ora navigators

Budget 2014 commits new operating funding of $15 million over three years from 2015/16 for the Whānau Ora navigators’ work with whānau and families, Whānau Ora Minister Tariana Turia says.

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Whānau Ora Commissioning agencies

Whānau Ora Commissioning agencies:          Te Pou Matakana for North Island whānau,         Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu for South Island whānau          Pasifika Futures for Pasifika families. Te Puni

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Publications discuss future of families in the International Year of the Family

Families are the corner stone of society, their futures are critical to us all. Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is honoured to have published two prestigious publications providing perspectives,

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Ora Nui- Special Edition 2014

‘A collaboration with the First Nations Australia Writers’ Network, this special edition of Ora Nui celebrates the indigenous identities of the Antipodes.’ The second edition of New Zealand’s Māori literary

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RESTORING THE MAURI TO THE PRE- MV RENA STATE

The grounding of the MV Rena on Ōtāiti, 5 October 2011, had significant environmental impacts that were experienced in anthropocentric terms as impacts upon social, economic and cultural well-being. The

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Publication: Delivering Social Services Every Day

Social services are working more and more collaboratively to deliver services to New Zealanders. This occurs throughout the sector, from frontline NGOs delivering services on behalf of multiple agencies, all

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Funding for Māori Centre of Research Excellence

A Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) will be funded as part of the Government’s increased investment in research excellence, Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples and Associate Tertiary Education,

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Clark Tuagalu on Reciprocity

Researchers must ensure that the research process should be equal and balanced in the exchange and interaction of gifts, goods and services (HRC, 2004). For instance, researchers could provide opportunities

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MEASURING MĀORI WELLBEING: A COMMENTARY

Māori wellbeing is the foundation of Māori development, yet Indigenous peoples (including Māori) are often invisible in universal measures of wellbeing. In 2006 Mason Durie outlined Māori-specific measures of wellbeing,

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