Projects tagged with Culture
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22 Sep 2017
Culture is an important part of who we all are. It gives us a sense of belonging, that others share our values and beliefs, to know who we are and where we come from. Culture includes all the customs, practices, languages, values and world views that define our social groups – whether those are based on...
This project was a collaboration between Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWoA) and the Ministry of Education (the Ministry). The aim of the project was to identify the transforming thinking, actions and practices that contributed to improved literacy and educational achievement. The project focused on the Hei Manaaki: National...
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,
This kaupapa forms the basis of her paper Māori cultural revitalisation in social media sites where she discusses key concepts of cultural revitalisation that are being observed in socially mediated spaces. This is the fifth in a series of papers Te Puni Kōkiri commissioned to contribute to the development of...
In this paper, Pūmau Tonu te Mauri, Living as Māori, now and in the future Sir Mason reminds us of the challenge to adopt and support policies and programmes that foster a secure cultural identity so that Māori might live well as Māori. This is the first in a series of papers Te Puni...
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...
12 Apr 2017
The report is in two sections. The first is a summary report written from the Office of the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor with the assistance of the Departmental Science Advisors from the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for the Environment. This overview avoids technical detail but tries to explain the...
Topics: Research, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Māori, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Culture, Language
These reports address a substantial gap in the quantitative evidence base about whānau wellbeing. They are also the first to undertake a detailed analysis of self-assessed whānau wellbeing in Te Kupenga, the survey of Māori wellbeing undertaken by Statistics New Zealand following the 2013 Census. It focuses on two key questions...
18 Apr 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Literature review, Hapū, Iwi, Whakapapa, Māori, Urban, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Race & Ethnicity
This literature review presents an analysis of contemporary Māori social organisation – within the framework of traditional Mäori groupings. Māori culture and society is organised around the principles of kinship as reflected through the whanau, hapū, and iwi groupings. Although hapū are generally understood to be smaller...
This report critically reviews the huge range of international research and evidence into how arts and culture contributes to individuals and society. The report is the result of the three-year Cultural Value Project by the United Kingdom’s Arts and Humanities Research Council.
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