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The News and musings from the yards, barrel halls and tasting panels, and from on the road traveled between.

Methodological sensitivities for co‐producing knowledge through enduring trustful partnerships

Indigenous ways of caring for the environment have long been marginalised through research methodologies that are blind to a range of ways of knowing the world. Co-production of knowledge across…

Kaupapakāinga: The potential for Māori cohousing

This report explores the potential for Māori to co-opt aspects of the cohousing model. A hybrid approach, combining elements of cohousing and papakāinga (as co-papakāinga, or ‘kaupapakāinga’ (kaupapa-based kāinga)) could…

Kaupapa Māori and the PATH research tool in a post-colonial indigenous context

Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope (PATH) is a visual facilitation tool that is used to make strategic plans with whānau and service providers throughout Aotearoa. In this project supported with…

Whānau Ora action research: Evidence of transformation following whānau planning and engagement.

Action research – as part of the wider measurement activity for the Whānau Ora approach – is focused on providing evidence of provider practice, developing improved whānau-centred service delivery and…

Tino Rangatiratanga: How Self-determination Can Heal a Broken Village

This is a powerpoint presentation and resource to understand the link between In-determination and self-determination, violence and abuse, and the breakdown and recovery of the whanau/family unit.

Whānau Ora: What does it mean in practice?

Power point Presentation by Heather Gifford.  A power point explanation of  whanau ora.

Ka whānau mai te reo: Honouring Whānau, Upholding Reo Māori

This is the first report from a 3-year (2012–2015) kaupapa Māori research project that investigates how best to support the continuity of reo Māori development of whānau as they transition…

E Rua Ngā Tūru – Attributing causation in Whānau Ora

This presentation explores how causal inferences can be drawn from a ‘natural experiment’, like Whānau Ora. I talk generally about health interventions and a little about the Whānau Ora initiative,…

Report on the effectiveness of services delivered by DOVE Hawkes Bay Inc.

DOVE and EIT wanted to address this by examining the efficacy of family violence prevention services run for men, women and youth in Hawke’s Bay. In particular, we were interested…

Hauora Kotahitanga – Māori health experiences as models for co-operative co-existence between indigenous and non-indigenous people

This thesis examines the relationships forming between the worlds of Māori and non-Māori peoples through hauora Māori. The purpose of this study is to examine Māori experiences of the development…

Kei te pēwhea tō whānau? Exploring Whānau Well-being through the Māori Social Survey

Kei te pēwhea tō whānau? Exploring whānau using the Māori Social Survey describes how the Māori Social Survey 2013 (Te Kupenga) will study whānau and whānau well-being. This report explains…

Developing a Kaupapa Māori Framework for Whānau Ora

Te Korowai has been developed from seven interconnecting themes raised by hui with kaumatua and represents the concepts and practicalities of Whānau ora. Te Korowai looks at the individual while…

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