Posts Tagged ‘Tamariki Maori’

We need Māori-led research into poverty

Thursday, February 29th, 2024

Māori-led research is needed to understand poverty. So says Massey University’s Pro-vice Chancellor Māori, Professor Meihana Durie (pictured). The Government should focus Māori-led research on the causes of high poverty among tamariki instead of dismantling former Māori leaders’ work, he says. “What we know from Māori led research projects is that the data that reveals Read more

UN committee concerned by number of tamariki Māori in detention facilities

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

The United Nations Committee against Torture has published its findings on New Zealand, highlighting its concerns about the disproportionate representation of Māori in the entire justice system. While the committee acknowledged the efforts by the government to improve prison conditions and mental health services for those in detention, it also raised a number of persistent Read more