Projects tagged with Culture and Community Development
16 results found
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Language, Race & Ethnicity
Race Relations in 2013 is the tenth annual review of race relations published by the Human Rights Commission. Documenting the main developments in race relations and ethnic diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand over the last year, it identifies efforts made to address racial inequalities. It also records and...
12 Sep 2013
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Hapū, Iwi, Kaupapa, Marae, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Wānanga, Whānau, Māori, Culture, Customs & Traditions
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...
Topics: Literature review, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Leadership, Hapū, Iwi, Manaakitanga, Te Āo Māori, Wairua, Whakapapa, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Māori, Quality of Life, Culture
The purpose of this review was to study evidence from five major domains of endeavour to identify a common set of interventions, initiatives, approaches and practices that increases understanding of what helps Maori succeed or improve outcomes in life. The investigation concentrated on reviewing studies that produced evidence...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Marae are a key feature of the cultural Infrastructure of Māori society, acting as guardians of mātauranga and taonga and connecting whānau through whakapapa. The Status of Marae in 2009 report presents some of the findings from the Marae Development Project undertaken by Te Puni Kōkiri Regional Offices in 2009.
16 Feb 2012
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Whānau, Children, Māori, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This Families Commission research aims to better understand ways to support families and whānau in financial hardship, and to identify practical strategies for working with these families and whānau. It explores, in depth, practices that community organisations use when working with families and whānau in...
with: Department of Internal Affairs: DIA, Creative New Zealand - Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
Topics: Research, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Not for profit, Philanthropy, Voluntary & Community, Economic Growth, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Arts and Culture, Culture
A summary of research into businesses’ current practices, needs, motivations and experience sounding supporting community organisations. The report also includes advice on practical steps community organisations can take to build strategic partnerships that maximise the benefit to the charity, business and community.
4 Aug 2011
Topics: Community Development, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Hapū, Iwi, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Māori, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
Whānau Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow draws on Māori knowledge, cultural practices and methods to research stories of whānau success. Informed by the integrated nature of Māori knowledge, this paper addresses social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of whānau development. The report concentrates on the...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Migrants, Refugees, Women, Quality of Life, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This research describes the kinds of initiatives that were perceived by community members and service providers as working well in refugee and migrant communities and the conditions that encourage them to flourish. The report presents two case studies of community initiatives addressing family violence in refugee and migrant...
Topics: Research, Community Development, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Law & Justice, Refugees, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture
The Bhutanese Refugee Resettlement Research is following a group of Bhutanese refugees from camps in Nepal through to settlement in New Zealand. The research involves three phases of data collection. The first phase involved initial interviews with a group in refugee camps in Nepal. The second phase involved...
15 Sep 2010
Topics: Research, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Hapū, Iwi, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whenua, Resilience, Culture, Customs & Traditions
Families Commission report, Whānau Taketake Māori: Recessions and Māori resilience, promotes an understanding of the impact that recessions have on Māori that can only be understood in the full context of history, cultural values and practices. The impact of the current and past recessions...
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