Questions and answers

What are the principles of Whanaungatanga?

What are the principles of Whanaungatanga?

Whanaungatanga is about relationship, kinship and a sense of family connection. It is created through shared experiences and working together and provides people with a sense of belonging. It comes with rights and obligations, which serve to strengthen each member of that whānau or group.

Is Whanaungatanga a tikanga?

One of the theoretical principles of Tikanga, the Māori way of doing things, is whanaungatanga. From an early childhood perspective, this involves teamwork in the workplace that provides a positive outcome for tamariki, whānau, kaiako, as well as the wider community. …

What are Māori principles?

Tino Rangatiratanga relates to sovereignty, autonomy, control, self-determination and independence. The notion of Tino Rangatiratanga asserts and reinforces the goal of Kaupapa Māori initiatives: allowing Māori to control their own culture, aspirations and destiny.

What are some Māori values?

Key values of leadership

  • Whakaiti – humility. Whakaiti is a key term in Māori leadership.
  • Ko tau rourou and manaakitanga – altruism.
  • Whanaungatanga – others.
  • Tāria te wā and kaitiakitanga – long-term thinking, guardianship.
  • Tikanga Māori – cultural authenticity.

What does tapu mean in English?

spiritual restriction
Tapu is the strongest force in Māori life. It has numerous meanings and references. Tapu can be interpreted as ‘sacred’, or defined as ‘spiritual restriction’, containing a strong imposition of rules and prohibitions. A person, object or place that is tapu may not be touched or, in some cases, not even approached.

What is Kaupapa Māori theory?

Kaupapa Māori theory asserts a position that to be Māori is normal and taken for granted. Te reo Māori (the Māori language), matauranga Māori (Maori knowledge), tikanga Māori (Māori custom) and ahuatanga Māori (Māori characteristics) are actively legitimated and validated.

What is Rangahau?

Rangahau means to me research conducted using matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge) and uses Maori processes such as hui, patai and wananga where the kairangahau (researcher) treats everyone involved equally.

How do you demonstrate Whanaungatanga?

Whanaungatanga is demonstrated through rituals of welcoming and farewell, sharing kai together, practices such as mihimihi, pōwhiri and other opportunities for people to share their iwi, hapū or whānau connections, and mixed age groupings that enable older and younger children (siblings/cousins) to attend together.

What is the difference between Whakawhanaungatanga and Whanaungatanga?

Whakawhanaungatanga – Getting to know each other Sometimes in education settings, we use the word to talk about a process of getting to know each other. This is called whakawhanaungatanga. Whanaungatanga describes the ‘glue’ that holds people together in any whānau relationships.

What are the main points of the Treaty of Waitangi?

The purpose of the Treaty was to enable the British settlers and the Māori people to live together in New Zealand under a common set of laws or agreements. The Treaty aimed to protect the rights of Māori to keep their land, forests, fisheries and treasures while handing over sovereignty to the English.