Tag Archives: tikanga Maori

Māori women say traditional values are the key to combatting violence – media release

Media release 24 November 2013  Te Wharepora Hou Māori women’s group calls on Māori across the country to commit to removing family violence by returning to traditional values and practices.  “The violence experienced in our home and whānau is a direct outcome … Continue reading

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NZ Herald is shite: Marama Davidson responds to the Bob Jones article

“I am a rape victim waiting to happen according to Bob Jones.” You can read the full blog here.

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‘Feed The Kids’ Initiative one to be supported.

Next week a small Māori research team will begin a series of six regional hui with Māori Providers who are committed to bringing to fruition a philosophy of whānau ora.  I am not speaking of whānau ora as policy or … Continue reading

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ALL Children Born are our Treasures

Personal Opinion – 04 March 2012  Children are our treasures regardless of what home, family or circumstance they are born into. On this Children’s Day I express my thanks for my own children and every single child that the earth … Continue reading

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Vision: An Aotearoa governed according to tikanga and kawa

(Original article posted Dec 2010, updated Jan 2012) How can we help push a constitutional review towards this vision? We hope whānau will have a say in what rules and guidelines this country should be governed by. We urge people to find out what the current constitutional review process is all … Continue reading

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Pondering 2012……

31 December 2011 Actually before I start on next year I better look at 2011 first. Woah – freaky year! Around the end of 2010 I decided to pitch in with a few other like-minded wāhine and add our voice … Continue reading

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Hei oranga mā te whānau

Dr Leonie Pihama, Māori And Indigenous Analysis Ltd., Te Kotahi Institute, University of Waikato Dr Leonie Pihama Over the past few days I have been participating in the NZ Association for Research in Education annual conference. NZARE is a time … Continue reading

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