Superu and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga co-hosted 'Toi Tū Te Whānau, Toi Tū Te Kāwai Whakapapa: A workshop on whānau and whakapapa for public policy' in Wellington on 29 May 2018.
The aims of the workshop were to contribute to a public sector better equipped to:
- comprehend the nature of whānau and whakapapa within Aotearoa New Zealand society
- positively respond to the unique characteristics of whānau in addressing the needs and aspirations of Māori throughout the country.
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Professor Tracey McIntosh (Tūhoe), Co-Head of Te Wānanga o Waipapa, University of Auckland and Principal Investigator, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
Kim Workman (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Rangitaane), adjunct research associate at the Institute of Criminology at Victoria University
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Dr Mohi Rua (Tūhoe), Co-Director of the Māori & Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato and Co-Theme Leader – Mauri Ora, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
Dr Shiloh Groot (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Uenukukopako), Senior Lecturer, Social Psychology at the University of Auckland, Co-Chair for the New Zealand Coalition to End Homelessness
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Professor Jacinta Ruru FRSNZ (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui), Co-Director, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, Professor of Law at University of Otago
Tania Williams (Ngāti Pukenga, Te Arawa (Tapuika, Waitaha)), Principal, Te Kōpū Legal
|Whānau and whakapapa, wellbeing and trends||Professor Tahu Kukutai (Ngāti Tipa, Waikato-Maniapoto, Te Aupouri), head of the NIDEA research programme Te Para One E Tū Mai Nei: Māori and indigenous futures, Vice-President of the Population Association of New Zealand Council|
Nearly 200 people where involved in:
- asserting the importance of whānau as a bona fide aspect of Aotearoa New Zealand society
- embracing and understanding the distinctiveness of whānau and whakapapa as a critical factor for public policy
- further recognising the efficacy of best practice models based on Māori paradigms for public policy
- providing evidence for how public policy can empower whānau as a way to improve the lives of Māori and all New Zealanders living in Aotearoa New Zealand
- identifying how public policies, programmes and services can be reshaped to better meet the needs of whānau.
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