Māori religion

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  • Effect of Colonisation

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    Maori world views were encapsulated in Whakapapa, which provided them with their identity, in Whanau, Hapu, Iwi and Whenua, the land. Their world views also included believing in wairuatanga (spiritual connection to the natural environment), kaitiakitanga, which is that people are linked to all living and non – living things and it is the responsibility of the mankind to safeguard the ecosystem. In addition, they believed in oneness (kotahitanga) and manaakitanga - the ability to care for others

  • James Bushy

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    In a multicultural country, most of social policies should be based on partnership. The Maori and Crown government should reach an agreement for the policy institution because this is the obligation of the government. As social workers, we need to provide services for the people who come from different countries and have diverse beliefs, and

  • The Treaty of Waitangi

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    and the consequences for Maori. Finally the potential role that Te Tiriti plays in the health recovery for Maori concludes this dialogue. Prior to European in Aotearoa, Māori lived successfully. Comprehensive histories, legends and ancestral links were recited daily in this oral culture (Selby & Laurie, 2005).

  • Whale Rider Analysis Essay

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    "Niki" Caro, that explores the ideas of love, rejection, tradition and gender roles. It's a story about a young Maori girl, Paikea Apirana that's born into the chief line along with a twin brother. With her twin brother dying moments after birth, only Paikea was left to fulfil the role of heir, though Koro, the current chief and Pai's grandpa refuses as does their culture and religion. Throughout the film the director utilises a variety of techniques including costuming, symbolism and characterisation

  • Cultural Safety in Clinical Practice

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    it can be learned and changed (Jarvis, 2012). Ethnicity on the other hand a is a form of identification or belonging to a social group bonded by common history and cultural tradition hence, people of the same ethnicity may share a common language, religion, food, dress, and have a common sense of identity. (Brown & Edwards, 2012). New Zealand (NZ) is a multi-cultural society composed of peoples from various

  • Religion In Whale Rider

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    Whale Rider offers an inside look at a small Maori community located in New Zealand. The movie follows the life of a young girl named Pakiea Apirana, who is the granddaughter of the chief, named Koro. In the story, Paikea struggles to win the approval of her grandfather, as she is a girl, and in the Maori community, only boys could inherit the position of chief. This will become a central theme of the movie, as Paikea repeatedly experiences unpleasant encounters with Koro. In addition, throughout

  • Te Pouhere: The Constitution of the Anglican Church in Aotearo, New Zealand and Polynesia

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    This transformation of Māori from a previously solely spoken language into a written form had two major effects. The first was the ability, and so necessity to write the treaty in a Māori form, and secondly that, in order to communicate the concepts laid out in English, familiar conceptual ideas would have to be used in Māori, many of which had, through Luke, taken on a greater level of spiritual significance in regard to Christian thought. This can be seen in Māori conception of te Tiriti as

  • Colonisation Assignment

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    from Britain came to New Zealand in 1840, after the agreement with Maori gave This assignment will define colonisation in the Aotearoa New Zealand context and discuss how Te Tiriti o Waitangi relates to colonisation for both Maori and non Maori. It will

  • Difference Between the Maori People and the Kiwi's Culture of New Zealand

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    trees, long white beaches, spouting geysers and active volcanoes. For my assignment, I have chosen to research the difference between the Maori people- and the kiwi’s culture. For this, the history of these two people are

  • The Driving Causes Of The Taranaki War

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    conflicting beliefs about sovereignty between the Maori and Pakeha, conflicting beliefs about land ownership between the Maori and Pakeha and the selling of the Pekapeka block. A significant cause of the Taranaki wars is the Musket Wars. Musket wars were inter tribal wars between different Maori tribes in the 1820s/18230s. They were one of the most lethal inter tribal wars in Maori history due to the introduction of Muskets by the British. Historically, Maori wars were fought in the Autumn after food had