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Submission on well being for Māori Children

The Social Policy Unit's submission to Māori Affairs Select Committee.
Posted March 15, 2012

> download Submission on Determinants of Well-being for Maori Children (PDF, 84KB)

The Social Policy Unit's Submission to the Māori Affairs Select Committee inquiry into the determinants of well-being for Māori children.

'We humbly submit that other worldviews, particularly around a biblical and Tikanga Māori view, should be considered in this discourse around Māori children—and for all children. We urge a review of our past to inform our future actions as a nation. Finally, The Army presents these indicators detailed in our recent State of the Nation as directly relevant and critical in this inquiry into the determinants of well-being for Māori children. These indicators are essentially determinants that we urge the Government to monitor and use when setting and implementing policy.'