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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 core...
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: How well...
18 Apr 2016
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 kinship groups...
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.
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Kaupapa, Tikanga, Whānau, Children, Quality of Life, Culture, Language
In term 3, 2014, ERO undertook a cluster review of five Puna Whakatupu as part of scheduled education reviews. During the course of these reviews, we identified a range of good practice that was investigated further and has become Tuia te here tangata: Making meaningful connections.
Topics: Research, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Primary Education, Impact on Education, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Language
The Māori Education Strategy: Ka Hikitia - Accelerating Success 2013-2017 is an updated strategy building on the changes of The Māori Education Strategy: Ka Hikitia - Managing For Success 2008-2012' (which set the direction for improving how the education system performs for Māori students). This renewed strategy aims to change how...
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Te Āo Māori, Tikanga, Wānanga, Māori, Socio-economic status, Culture, Language
This report provides descriptive breakdowns of the relationships between having studied at a wānanga and language, culture and socio-economic wellbeing. The appendix to the report provides further analysis controlling for background characteristics of wānanga students, which confirms the descriptive analysis in the main part of this...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Impact on Education, Relationships, Leadership, Pacific People, Culture, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This report highlights the crucial role of leaders in Pacific early childhood services to manage changes that improve learning outcomes for Pacific children. Other leaders may find this report useful when considering improvement-focused changes in their centres. ERO evaluated eight Pacific services with good leadership practices that...
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Social Impact, Arts and Culture, Culture, Media & Communications, Social Media
This resource provides detailed insight into New Zealanders’ relationship with arts and culture which our clients and other arts organisations can use to increase engagement with their audiences.
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Arts and Culture, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Attitudes, attendance and participation in 2014. This three-yearly research began in 2005 and was repeated in 2008, 2011 and 2014. It delivers on-going information to the arts sector about New Zealanders’ level of involvement in, and attitudes towards, the arts.
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