He Oranga Hapori: A model for raising Maori ... - Te Puni Kokiri

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He Oranga Hapori: A model for raising Maori ... - Te Puni Kokiri

the study. The development of tikanga that give expression to these two kaupapa was seen asthe solution to many of the problems identified. The peacemaking qualities of these kaupapawere being sought in these pleas.The sample, though not statistically representative of the local Mäori community 48 identifiedopportunities for increased kotahitanga by those röpü tuku iho and röpü Mäori charged withthe delivery of health, social service, business and education programmes. The faith of theseparticipants in the ability of kaupapa to potentially restore balance in the community suggeststhey find the manifestations of these inherited values positive and elevating. Their preference forthese expressions was clear.Pursuing the expression of kaupapaThe sample identified the following 40 indicators of wellbeing. With the assistance of thesurveyors and the use of printed resources that detailed Te Wänanga o Raukawa descriptorsfor each of the 10 kaupapa; the participants distinguished the kaupapa that influenced theirthinking.Table 8- Indicators of WellbeingWhakapapa1. Programmes that help us to understand the values and experiences of our tüpuna arefreely available.2. Families live healthy lifestyles.3. Families maintain healthy relationships with each other, with hapü, and with theirmarae.Whanaungatanga4. Kaumätua are actively engaged and contributing positively to society.5. Mäori entrepreneurs and business owners are supported.6. Police and Ministry of Justice personnel work with whänau, hapü and iwi.7. Mäori students are supported in their study.Wairuatanga8. Mäori lead spiritual lives of mutual respect.9. Whänau are growing, gathering and preparing kai to sustain themselves and membersof their community.Kaitiakitanga10. Rangatahi are encouraged to participate productively in their community.11. Mäori are aware and engaged in activities that protect and nurture te taiao.12. Whänau are maintaining and protecting whakapapa.48 Appendix 10 - Worksheet for the TePapaioea study.Te Reo13. Te Reo is a compulsory subject in all primary and secondary schools.14. Palmerston North adopts a policy that promotes bilingual signage.15. Numbers of Te Reo speakers are being developed.16. Kohanga reo, kura kaupapa and wänanga are being established.30

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