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1 Jul 2006
This report considers the use of the māori word 'whānau' in social policy-making, details the personal reactions of participants to various forms and derivations of whānau, and highlights problems when using the term in legislation and policy. This small qualitative study into whānau was funded by...

2 Aug 2012
The aim of Whāia Te Ao Mārama: Māori Disability Action Plan 2012 to 2017 is to establish priority areas of action to enable Māori disabled to achieve their aspirations, and to reduce barriers that may impede Māori disabled and their whānau from gaining better outcomes. The priority actions in Whāia Te Ao...

12 Sep 2013
What works with Māori: What the people said draws together a significant body of work, undertaken by the Commission as part of its Whānau Rangatiratanga Work Programme: He Ara Whakamua, Building pathways together to the future. In 2011-12, the Commission held a series...

19 May 2015
 What Works: Parenting Programmes Effective with Whānau has been designed for policy analysts, programme developers and/or funders to provide information on kaupapa Māori and culturally adapted parenting and whānau development programmes, to inform policy and programme development. Kaupapa Māori programmes...

In term 3, 2014, ERO undertook a cluster review of five Puna Whakatupu as part of scheduled education reviews. During the course of these reviews, we identified a range of good practice that was investigated further and has become Tuia te here tangata: Making meaningful connections.

Mar 2011
An historical review of literature of traditional Māori child rearing practices in pre-European time Te Kahui Mana Ririki with funding from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner This report researches the traditional, pre-European settlement, Māori child rearing and parenting practices,...

Sep 2010
This evaluative study, Toitū te Reo: Evaluation of Tāiki E!, Haumi E!, Toi te Kupu and Eke Panuku, provides a critical evaluation for the Ministry of Education of student materials used in the Māori medium sector. Educational materials that validate Māori identity, tikanga and te reo Māori, and that accurately and positively...

1 Sep 2006
This research sought to discover the capabilities of whānau to adapt to their circumstances and maintain their wellbeing when one or more of its members lived with a disability. The whānau has traditionally been seen as the primary social and economic unit for Māori. However, recent research has concluded that the whānau is the...

Dec 2008
This report presents the findings from an Education Review Office (ERO) evaluation of the quality of teaching in kura Māori. The Ministry of Education asked ERO for information about the overall quality of teaching in kura Māori to inform its policy development relating to Māori Medium education. ERO examined...

Jun 2006
Te Whakamotuhaketanga Hapū (TWH) Strategy (the Strategy) is a three-year strategy operated by the Department of Internal Affairs’ (DIA) Local Government and Community Branch (LG&C). The idea of LG&C working alongside whānau, hapū, iwi and Māori organisations in achieving their aspirations has been defined as...

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