Ethnicity and Diversity

Making Relationships Count – Exploring how Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand can use monitoring and evaluation to develop trust-based relationships with tangata whenua partners

By: Gretchen Leuthart
Published: 2016-05-12

Relationships are central to effective outcomes in the international development sector yet, there are very few frameworks or indicators to help measure the quality of trust – as the foundation…

Community Development Indigenous Partnerships
Ethnicity and Diversity

Being Accepted: The Experience of Discrimination and Social Exclusion by Immigrants and Refugees in New Zealand

By: Andrew Butcher, Andrew Trlin, Paul Spoonley
Published: 2006-04-07

This report identifies the nature of discrimination experienced and/or perceived by new settlers in New Zealand. The research results presented are derived from data collected via four focus groups conducted…

Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Refugees as ‘Others’: Social and cultural citizenship rights for refugees in NZ health services

By: Mortensen, A.C.
Published: 2008-03-09

Citizenship, as effective social, cultural and economic participation for refugee groups, depends on appropriate institutional structures and processes in resettlement societies. This thesis using critical social theoretical perspectives addresses the…

Health & Wellbeing Human Rights & Civil Liberties Migrants and Former Refugees
Te Ao Māori

Kanohi ki te kanohi – a thing of the past?

By: Acushla Deanne O'Carroll
Published: 2013-10-31

Within Māori cultural tradition there is a strong orientation to the values-based idea that relationships among people flourish and rely on kanohi ki te kanohi interactions in both important and…

Language and Culture Māori
Health

Animals and social work: An emerging field of practice for Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Walker, P; Aimers, J & Perry, C.
Published: 2015-03-01

Social Work is traditionally human-centered in practice, even though for many the bond between humans and animals is the most fundamental of daily-lived experiences. The intent of this paper is…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Mental Health Social Services
Health

Community Responses to Violence-The Violence Free Community Project

By: Professor Robyn Munford, Associate Professor Jackie Sanders,Kathryn Handley, Bruce Maden
Published: 2012-11-01

This report details the development and operation of a community based violence prevention programme. The focus was upon creating community level conversations that would enlarge understandings of violence and from…

Community Development Crime & Safety Family Violence & Abuse Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Leadership

Developing Community Partnerships: Social Wellbeing and the Local Government Act 2002

By: Aimers, J.
Published: 2005-01-01

The Local Government Act 2002 requires New Zealand local authorities to become actively involved in the development of social well being. Recent research indicates that the community and social services…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Social Services
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