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The purpose of this report is to provide an evidence base to inform the development of Māori housing policy. This report provides an overview of Māori population dynamics, examines current housing trends and outcomes for Māori, discusses the implications of likely population change for future Māori housing needs, updates the...
2 Oct 2005
The report uses the data on visits by Māori and non-Māori patients at community-based general practices. Information was logged on 6,384 visits by Māori with a more detailed sub-sample of 1,447 visits. Māori consultations at A&M Clinics were included. Māori accounted for twelve percent of...
28 Feb 2012
This report presents key findings for Māori from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, dietary habits and eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes). This report also...
2 Dec 2009
Topics: Research, Child Development, Child Mortality, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People
In June 2008 the initial findings for adults and children from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey were released in A Portrait of Health: Key results of the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. The publication A Focus on the Health of Māori and Pacific Children...
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...
This report evaluates the in-school facilitation component of two projects, Te Kauhua and Te Kotahitanga. Both projects have the specific aim of improving Māori student achievement in English-medium schools through enhancing teacher practice and improving school-wide structures and processes. In both projects an in-school...
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...
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...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Mental Health, Asian, Māori, Pacific People
The B4 School Check (B4SC) is a free health and development check provided for all children as soon as possible after they turn four years old. The B4SC includes a range of assessments and tools, including vision and hearing testing and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is a short...
2 Feb 2005
The Ministry of Health contracted with the Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2004 to undertake a research project focussed on reviewing available baseline cancer data and its quality for Māori and non-Māori, identifying the range of interventions to address barriers to access for Māori, and assessing barriers...
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