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    Māori culture has remained a huge part throughout my upbringing. I have been able to recognise the importance which has been encouraged throughout my studies, more now than ever. The role I will play as a treaty partner approaches the importance of having familiarity of New Zealand history alongside skills (Lang, 2002) essential to have an effective outcome in my practice as an Early Childhood Educator. To achieve a positive outcome in my practice I will educate myself with the significant historic events which have taken place in New Zealand such as the Treaty of Waitangi which will then be passed on throughout the classroom within planned activities which will take place for the children, helping expand their knowledge and understanding the importance of these historic events which have taken place in the country they live in. In my understanding of becoming an effective treaty partner would be inclusive of basic knowledge and understanding of Te Reo, learning commands, waiata and terms which I could in cooperate into my practice in the classroom. Strand four, goal three in Te Whāriki encourage children as they are able to experience such an environment where they are able to experience stories and symbols of their own and other cultures (Ministry of Education, 1996). I would like have positive relationships with children, being inclusive of each child as well…

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    Maori Health Case Study

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    noteworthy than oneself" (University of Minnesota,2016). As a health care professional we have to identify Maoris qualities and beliefs. As Maori have continually perceived the importance of Wairau (spiritually) to wellbeing, for instance by observing Maori values frameworks, including views on individual mana, passing and dying, dependence upon the family, prayer (karakia), and healing practices and providers (tohunga), practices of tapu/noa, and correspondence styles to our Maori patients we…

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    is achieved primarily through the power of ideology--our thoughts, values, beliefs, world views, norms, and expectations--through a process known as "cultural hegemony." References Rengasamy, S. (2010). The pulse of social work, theories of social work. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/srengasamy/theories-of-social-work Crossman, A. (2016). Conflict theory. Retrieved from http://sociology.about.com/od/Sociological-Theory/a/Conflict-Theory.htm Moorfield, J. C. (2016).…

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    Rlt2 Task 1

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    It was such a lovely experience for all our children and staff and I hope brought us all closer together as the Jump Start whanau. A group of children were also recently taken to the Hamilton museum for a trip to make poi. They spent a great deal of the time at the museum taking in the culture and then making some authentic poi with the lovely ladies at the museum. This was a very special outing for these girls as they really enjoy kapahaka and especially using the poi. Our learning stories…

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    Through reflecting on my culture I can identify my personal cultural practices that could possibly offend Maori patients. Reflecting on my actions as a student nurse allows me to practice in a non-prejudice manner providing a clinically and culturally competent environment with more successful health outcome for Maori patients. To provide this environment I as student nurse need to grow respectful relationships with my Maori patients and gain knowledge of their Maori cultural practices. I can…

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    professional, being able to recognize hindrances demonstrates a change in Maori focussed care, enabling Maori to get further knowledge in regards to their health and further education will allow them to take control of their own well-being status. To lessen cultural discrimination improve patient education and promote cost effective or government funded services for a better health outcome. In my nursing practice, my ambition is to critically reflect on my own practice and significance of my…

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    Albany Geography

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    Albany When we drove down to Albany it was about a 4.5 hour car ride south of Perth. The Longitude and Latitude of Albany is 35.0228° S, 117.8814° E. It is located on the tip of South West Australia. The car ride down had a lot of traffic on the Albany Highway which links Perth to Albany. But eventually when we passed the city there wasn’t as much. Along the ride I enjoyed the scenery of the farms with lovely animals such as horses and cows. Albany established itself as an important European…

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    Maori culture: Gender, Identity, and Traditions are competing against one another. The fundamental elements of these narratives have stayed unchanged; However, some characters are interpreting these liturgies to their own personal narratives, causing conflict within the Maori Culture. Synopsis of film During a time of modernization, poverty, and the decentralization of the Maori’s culture, one local leader (Koro) looked upon “hope” in a form of a prophet. According to ancient myth, the oldest…

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    judiciary acknowledged the overrepresentation of Maori youth in the criminal justice system (Dickson, 2011). Rangatahi courts monitor family group conferences which engage in sentencing. They support retaining Maori identity which is critical to avoid harm and poverty (Jackson, 1988). Yet, the same concerns of being tokenistic in nature are present, as though the process is typically on a marae and partially operated by Elders, this operates within a western legal system (Marchetti & Downie,…

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    Grace v Minister of Land Information [2014] Facts: Mrs Patricia Grace, the objector, owned a block of land that had Maori freehold status. On 6 June 2013, the Minister of Land Information, the respondent, signed a Notice of Intention to take a section of Grace’s land to enable the construction of the Kapiti Expressway. Grace then filed a Notice of Objection to the Environment Court. In an attempt to protect her land, she applied to the Maori Land Court to set aside her land as a Maori…

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