Projects tagged with Culture
154 results found
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: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Waka Māori was a Māori showcase pavilion supported by Government to: contribute to the vibrancy and energy of the Auckland waterfront; provide a unique venue for hosting events that was quintessentially Māori, South Pacific and New Zealand in form; and provide a facility for future hosting opportunities at key international...
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.
In 2011 the National Survey of New Zealanders captured the views of more than 3600 New Zealanders aged 18 years and over through a combination of telephone and online responses. The results of the 2011 survey are detailed in the following reports.
7 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Tikanga, Whānau, Whenua, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture, Discrimination, Gender, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This review is a part of a broader research project being undertaken by the Families Commission in relation to teenage pregnancy and ‘repeat’ teenage pregnancy. The project seeks to answer a number of key questions that have been shaped by the Minister of Social Development in response to what is considered an issue of...
1 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Policy, Whānau, Women, Youth, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language
In the report Whānau Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Colleen Tuuta wrote a chapter based on interviews with a stunning group of Māori leaders. The chapter identified themes that were woven...
This research was prompted by a commitment to exploring how to enhance the engagement of younger workers, particularly young Pacific people. Employee engagement is the extent to which workers are connected to and committed to their work and their organisation, and the effort they make while at work. It is...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Culture, Discrimination
Discrimination is one of the biggest barriers to recovery for people with experience of mental illness or addiction. British and New Zealand research has shown that people with experience of mental illness report discrimination in all aspects of their lives, from employment and housing to discrimination from friends, family and...
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...
Peer review status