Constitution of New Zealand

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    Introduction This essay will explore the relationship between the Treaty of Waitangi (ToW) and the inequities in type II diabetes between Māori and non-Māori. It is evident that disparities such as quality of care and access to care can be linked to the three breaches in articles under the Māori version of the ToW. To demonstrate the inequities in diabetes the 1852 New Zealand Constitution Act, 1907 The Tohunga Suppression Act, Orewa Speech and an overview of the treaty breaches will be used to create a causal link using the Williams model as a guide. The Nursing Council of New Zealand guide will be used to demonstrate the incorporation of the ToW principles into a framework to address inequities between Māori and non-Māori. PART A Diabetes…

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    knowledge of history is imperative to make sense of how a government functions today. For starters, the United States is a democracy, while New Zealand is a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy. The United States practices federalism where the power is divided amongst the central and state governments. New Zealand, on the other hand, is a unitary…

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    New Zealand and Australia are two different countries on just opposite sides of the Tasman Sea. New Zealand can be characterized as having a moderately small population compared to many developed countries. Australia for example holds over five times the population of New Zealand. New Zealand’s small size makes it difficult for the country to have adequate domestic competition, making foreign competition very important to the domestic business market. New Zealand and Australia were originally…

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    interesting phrase. The Magna Carta is a fundamental constitutional document not only to the United Kingdom but also to New Zealand and many other countries that…

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    Constitutional conventions and statutes are central to the New Zealand (NZ) legal system and both play an imperative role. While the two are vital to our legal system, statutes are more important at restraining the Executive in NZ. This essay will discuss the significance of both and argue why I think statutes are more important. A statute can be defined as a written piece of legislation, made by Parliament, which has gone through the processes to become law. Statute law is the supreme form of…

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    rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in New Zeeland. The effect of implementing a social model of health in New Zealand shows in current rates of acute rheumatic fever. Wade and Halligan’s (2004), report on biomedical models state…

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    Era Of Consumerism

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    newspapers as their main source of advertising but little focus was on TV. By the end of 1953 TV had gained its popularity and focus was shifted towards visual advertising which brought about a boom in the U.S. economy. This new trend of advertising started in Madison Avenue, New York. This era was a period of acute consumption anxiety. Post war years also saw a significant increase in the population which lead to more people needing more necessities which gave rise to the modern consumerism and…

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    The 1st generation, in terms of immigrants, refers to two types of people: a person who was born in and is a citizen of one country, but whose parents are born in another country, and a foreign-born who has immigrated to a new country. Then there is the 1.5 generation composed of people who immigrated to a new country before or during their early teen years. Now, the term Asian-American, by definition, are just Americans of Asian descent. First generation and 1.5 generation Asian-Americans are…

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    James Salvatore was born in 1935 and raised in Victoria, Australia with his two parents and seven younger brothers and sisters. After his parents died in 1944 James and his siblings moved to Stewart Island, New Zealand with their great grandmother named Nanny. A year had passed, being 1945, and James took on the responsibility at fifteen years old to care for his younger brothers and sisters and his great grandmother. In Stewart Island all of what was left of the Salvatore family lived in a…

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    Women's Enfranchisement

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    Amongst the organisations advocating for women’s enfranchisement, another with prominence was the Dunedin Tailoresses Union [DTU] formed in 1889. The depressed economic situation in New Zealand during the 1880s led to “sweated labour.” Men and women alike worked for long hours and low wages in overcrowded conditions. Factory worker Miss M recalls “I made 12s 6d one week, but that meant working till three o’clock some mornings… and on Sunday, too” (Paul, 1910, as cited in Dalley & Robertson,…

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