Tangata whenua

Recommended reading on family and whānau violence


Conceptual models:
Tangata whenua


Pihama, L., Te Nana, R., Cameron, N., Smith, C., Reid, J., & Southey, K. (2016)
Māori cultural definitions of sexual violence
Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand, 7(1), 43-51.

Dobbs, T., & Eurera, M. (2014)
Kaupapa Māori wellbeing framework: The basis for whānau violence prevention and intervention
NZFVC: Issues Paper 6.
Auckland: New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, University of Auckland.

Cooper, E., & Wharewera-Mika, J. (2011)
Healing: Towards an understanding of Māori child maltreatment
In McIntosh, T. & Mulholland, M. (Eds.). Māori and social issues (pp. 169-187), Wellington: Huia.

Te Puni Kōkiri (2010)
Rangahau Tūkino Whānau: Māori research agenda on family violence
Wellington: Te Puni Kōkiri.

Te Puni Kōkiri (2010)
Arotake Tūkino Whānau: Literature review on family violence
Wellington: Te Puni Kōkiri.

Kruger, T., and others (2004)
Transforming whānau violence: A conceptual framework
Wellington Second Māori Taskforce on Whānau Violence.
An updated version of the report from the former Second Māori Taskforce on Whānau Violence.

Ruwhiu, L. A., Ashby, W., Erueti, H., Halliday, A., Horne, H., & Paikea, P. (2009)
A Mana Tane Echo of Hope: Dispelling the illusion of whānau violence – Taitokerau Tāne Māori speak out
Whangarei: Amokura Family Violence Consortium.

Mikaere, A. (1994)
Maori women: Caught in the contradictions of a colonised reality
Waikato Law Review, 2, 125-149.

Balzer, R., Haimona, D., Henare, M., & Matchitt, V. (1997)
Māori family violence in Aotearoa
Wellington: Te Puni Kōkiri.

Rangihau, J. Te Rangi-Aniwaniwa (1988)
Puao-te-ata-tu: The report of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on a Māori Perspective for the Department of Social Welfare
Wellington: Department of Social Welfare.

Webinars by Ngā Kaitiaki Mauri, TOAH-NNEST:

Historical and intergenerational trauma

Pihama, L., Smith, L., | Evans-Campbell, T., Kohu-Morgan, H., Cameron, N., Mataki, T., Te Nana, R., Skipper, H., Southey, K. (2017)
Investigating Māori approaches to trauma informed care
Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing: Te Mauri – Pimatisiwin, 2(3): 18-31

Pihama, L., Smith, C., Reynolds, P., Smith, L. T., Reid, J., & Te Nana, R. (2014)
Positioning historical trauma theory within Aotearoa New Zealand
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 10(3), 248-262.

Waretini-Karena, R. D. (2012)
Takitoru: From parallel to partnership
MAI Journal, 1(1), 61-75.

Walters, K. L. and others (2011)
Bodies don’t just tell stories, they tell histories: Embodiment of historical trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives
Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, 8(1), 179-89.

Atkinson, J., Nelson, J., & Atkinson, C. (2010)
Trauma, transgenerational transfer and effects on community wellbeing
In Purdie, N., Dudgeon, P., & Walker, R. (Eds.). Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice. Canberra, ACT: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Richardson, C. & Wade, A. (2010)
Islands of safety: Restoring dignity in violence-prevention work with indigenous families
First Peoples Child and Family Review, 5(1), 137-45.


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