This report provides a snapshot of the attitudes, values and beliefs of New Zealanders towards the Māori language in 2009. The findings show that Māori and non-Māori attitudes towards the Māori language were optimistic.
This paper A matter of personal and national identity – a note on revitalising Māori culture provides his perspective as one who is “looking in from the outside.”
This is the second in a series of papers Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned to contribute to the development of our work around Oranga Māoritanga – Cultural Vitality.
This study reports on the Māori data collected as part of a research project on the children of prisoners carried out in 2009 and 2010, for Pillars, a community organisation that works with the families of prisoners.
It begins with the voices of four tamariki who each have a parent in prison. They tell us about their lives, good and bad. The findings of this study – the first of its kind in...
A discussion document prepared by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) on the future of Māori economic development.
This report is designed to stimulate discussion and debate around the future of Mäori economic development. Two streams of research, summarised below, provide much of the motivation and underpinning for this report. Other work too, is important. In particular,...
The Government’s work to address the Drivers of Crime is co-led by the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Māori Affairs. Te Puni Kōkiri is working with the Ministry of Justice and other agencies on an interagency work programme, Addressing the Drivers of Crime. As a contribution to this work, Te Puni Kōkiri has developed a Working Paper called Addressing the Drivers of Crime for Māori....
In order to measure progress toward achieving the fifth goal of the Māori Language Strategy, three telephone surveys of language attitudes were undertaken in 2000, 2003 and 2006. They measured knowledge, attitudes and general values about the Māori language amongst Māori and non-Māori. This factsheet provides information on the findings. A bilingual publication. 8 pages.
Increased educational achievement by Māori contributes to improved wellbeing for individuals and whānau. This fact sheet presents information that illustrates the benefits of education in terms of employment, income and health.
Immersion education plays a distinct role in language and cultural revitalisation of Māori and other indigenous peoples.
This book summarises research findings on the benefits of immersion education for Māori, their whānau, and their communities.
This booklet relates to the Government’s Better Public Services programme that focuses on State Sector services working together to deliver improved services and better results for New Zealanders.
This is the fourth in a series of papers Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned to contribute to the development of our work around Oranga Māoritanga – Cultural Vitality.
This paper is intended to contribute to a larger dissertation on cultural revitalisation. It examines the notion of culture, Māori identity and its normalisation as a distinguishing feature of an inclusive New Zealand identity. It looks...