This webinar explores the issues with the 2018 Census data collection and examines what the implications could be for communities and funding. See below to read some relevant articles prior to the webinar.
Our presenters also discuss iwi data sovereignty and data bias and the reasons why we should all pay more attention to the quality of the data we provide, use and collect.
The webinar is presented by Kirikowhai Mikaere, a leading Māori data and information specialist, focused on harnessing information to empower iwi, hapū, whānau and community development and Tahu Kukutai, Professor of Demography at the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis where she leads the research programme Te Para One E Tū Mai Nei: Māori and indigenous futures.
This webinar will be useful for community organisation managers across the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sectors, policy workers, community researchers and those working on contract funding and planning.
Relevant articles and publications
Data Sovereignty: A useful publication to understand national and international views on indigenous data sovereignty:
Census 2018: Check out these articles related to concerns with Census 2018:
The data quality panel will release its first report on 23 Sept, when Stats NZ will release their first tranche of data.
The independent review of Census 2018 was released last month: