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Kaupapa Māori and the PATH research tool in a post- colonial indigenous context

Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope (PATH) is a visual facilitation tool that is used to make strategic plans with whānau and service providers throughout Aotearoa. In this project supported with funding by Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga we use a case study methodology to examine how effective the PATH process is in a Māori context, and if so what aspects

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Health

Tipping the balance: An analysis of the impact of the Working for Families Policy on Māori Whānau.

Dr Heather Gifford, Dr Amohia Boulton, Sue Triggs, Professor Chris Cunningham

NZ’s Working for Families (WFF) policy introduced in 2004 aimed to address, amongst other things, the poverty faced by low-income working families. While WFF has been evaluated, little evidence exists on its impact on Māori. Using data from the Best Outcomes for Māori: Te Hoe Nuku Roa Longitudinal Survey (THNR), we found that WFF has positively impacted income adequacy for

Programmes, Policy, Closing The Gaps
Health

Reducing Inequalities: Analysing the Effect of Government Policy on Whānau Ora

Dr H. Gifford and Dr A Boulton

The research discussed in this report to the Health Research Council (HRC) was commenced in February 2009 and completed in February 2012. Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (WRMHD) undertook the research in collaboration with the Research Centre for Māori Health and Development (Massey University).

Frameworks, Programmes, Policy, Closing The Gaps
Economic Development

Factors that help or hinder Community Economic Development.

Meenakshi Sankar and Karen Wong

The purpose of this paper is to look back over the three years of Community Economic Development Action Research (CEDAR) project and share some of the learnings with policy makers and with those engaged in community economic development work. The paper provides a summary of the issues emerging from CEDAR and offers valuable insights into factors that help/hinder communities in

Programmes, Policy, Closing The Gaps
Health

Innovation as Necessity: Te Rarawa and the Challenges of Multi-Purpose Research

Wendy Henwood, Aroha Harris

One of the major factors affecting not only iwi (tribal) research but also iwi development generally is compartmentalisation of – for example – funding, service provision, service and research contracts, government agencies and policy making.  This article shares some of the research stories and lessons arising from the integration of those individual projects into a single research programme – Ngā

Frameworks, Programmes, Policy, Whānau Hapu Iwi, Kaupapa Māori, Indigenous, Closing The Gaps
Education

TE PUNI KOKIRI Rangahau Tūkino Whānau – Māori research agenda on family violence

Te Puni Kōkiri

This research contributes to the Family Violence Mäori Research Agenda initiative. It identifies research priorities, gaps and potential areas of exploration. This study is part of a wider research project being undertaken by Te Puni Kökiri and other agencies to inform future investments in Mäori designed, developed and delivered initiatives

Programmes, Policy, Closing The Gaps
Public Health

Whānau Ora: Report of the Taskforce on Whānau-Centred Initiatives 2010

Taskforce

Details the whānau-centred framework developed by the Taskforce led by Mason Durie and including Rob Cooper, Di Grennell, Suzanne Snively and Nancy Tuaine.

Navigators, Te Kaāwai Ora, Frameworks, Policy, Whānau Hapu Iwi, Closing The Gaps
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