Projects tagged with Culture
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The report presents findings from four case studies, each of a large alcohol-sponsored sporting event in New Zealand. Data was collected via ethnographic observation, in situ surveys and broadcast content analysis. The analysis provides a critical reflection of the role of alcohol-sponsorship in the culture of large sporting...
This paper seeks to clarify the understanding of value in the cultural context, using economics concepts. We develop an economic framework for thinking about value in the cultural context and discuss how well various valuation techniques are able to account for such values. We also discuss why actual outcomes...
20 Jun 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Gambling, Māori, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture
Both New Zealand and international evidence indicates that different groups in society experience and regard gambling differently and are often over represented in problem gambling prevalence statistics. The Ministry is seeking research that will advance on what is currently known generically about the impacts of gambling within...
Ngā tapuwae o mua, mo muri Footsteps of the past, to guide the future Recent developments in the socio-educational landscape, the economic uncertainty of the times, the rapidly changing demographics of the school-aged populations, and the concerns expressed about the many social problems...
Topics: Evaluation, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Social Security & Welfare, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Culture
On 30 May 2012, I announced that my Office would carry out an inquiry into the decision by the former Associate Minister of Immigration, Hon Shane Jones, to grant citizenship to Mr Yang Liu (also known as Yong Ming Yan). I appointed Francis Cooke QC to lead the inquiry on my behalf. Although this inquiry arose...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Tertiary Education, Healthcare, Disability, Pacific People, Labour force, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Race & Ethnicity
This report considered ways to increase the number of Pacific peoples in the health workforce and improve outcomes for Pacific patients. It is one of a number of forecasts commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) to build a picture of the future health and disability workforce. Recommendations included:
Many New Zealanders remain unaware of the true value of Māori cultural knowledge as a source of innovation and creativity – this may be a legacy of a colonised past. However, deficiencies and failure no longer need to frame our future. The Māori world-view offers this country a rich source for planning and development. He Ara...
24 Nov 2012
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK, Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Support Groups, Philanthropy, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Environment, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Culture
This research looks at how Pacific families manage their finances. The information can be used by government and providers as they design future initiatives with Pacific families. Problem debt is one symptom of financial hardship, and is a significant barrier to families enjoying a meaningful, rewarding life....
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...
1 Nov 2012
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Parenting, Relationships, Ageing, Child Development, Mokopuna, Tikanga, Whakapapa, Whānau, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Resilience, Culture, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This resource explores the experiences of Māori grandparents in New Zealand. Drawing on interviews and focus groups held with Māori grandparents, the resource describes the pleasures and pressures of grandparenting and the significant role many grandparents play in the lives of whānau. This includes providing support, sharing...
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