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  • Samoan death rituals in a New Zealand context

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (2017)
    Given that dialogue relating to death and grief for many Samoans still remains in the realm of tapu (sacred) or s? (protected), few attempts have been made by researchers of Samoan heritage to understand whether the cultural ...
  • Researching the Process of Auahi Kore for Marae

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette (2000)
    • The current report is piece of a qualitative research exploring issues relating the development of Marae Auahi Kore. Such aspects as; factors that aid or impede the process, resources available or required by marae, and ...
  • Moehewa: Death, lifestyle & sexuality in the Maori World

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (Te Rau Matatini, 2016)
    Customary death ritual and traditional practice have continued for the Māori (indigenous) people of Aotearoa/New Zealand, despite intensive missionary incursion and the colonial process. This paper critically considers ...
  • Changing the acculturation conversation: Indigenous cultural reclamation in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Dudgeon, Pat; Darlaston-Jones, Dawn; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Pe-Pua, Rogelia; Tran, Le Nhat; Rouhani, Lobna (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
    In constructing this chapter the authors make a claim for an Indigenous perspective that is grounded in decolonisation, the struggle for social justice, cultural reclamation and the development of Indigenous kowledges. ...
  • Indigenous psychologies, fourth world peoples and the international literature: Finding ourselves in online abstracting and indexing databases

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Rua, Mohi (PCCS Books Ltd, 2016)
    The presence and visibility of indigenous people and experience in the field of indigenous psychologies is vital to articulating existence, life, self-determination and future making. This article highlights examples of ...
  • Fia Ola: Grief recovery following a tsunami disaster in Samoa

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Hodgetts, Darrin (Cambridge Journals, 2016)
    Natural disasters provide humanity with a setting in which to examine core dimensions of life. How people respond to and make sense of their experiences due to the ruptures of trauma and devastation remains vital in grief ...
  • Counselling psychology from a samoan perspective

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (2013)
    Addressing the psychological health of Pasifika1 people in New Zealand continues to challenge clinicians and health professionals, particularly in the provision of therapeutic care that is both beneficial and culturally ...
  • A new beginning for indigenous wellbeing - Guest editorial

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie; LaBoucane-Benson, Patti; Bublitz, Barry; McClintock, Kahu (Te Rau Matatini, 2016)
    Three members of the editorial board of the Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing – Te Mauri: Pimatisiwin and the Editor reflect on the genesis of the journal, comment on its journey over time, review its mission moving forward ...
  • He Paiaka Totara: Māori Psychologists Wānanga, report to Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Rowe, Luke (2016)
    Sustainability for the growing number of Māori psychologists depends on a resilient system that reflects the centrality of Māori knowledge, tikanga, kawa and moemoea. Paiaka refers to whakapapa, identity, roots and ...
  • A formative evaluation of the Sistema Waikato programme: A technical report prepared for the Hamilton City Council and Sistema Waikato Steering Group

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Brown, Juliana; Tangitu-Joseph, Makarita (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Sistema Waikato launched at Nawton Primary School in July 2015 and involved children from four West Hamilton schools (Rhode St Primary, Nawton Primary, Crawshaw, and Forest Lake). The intention of using music as a tool for ...
  • Tangi and final responsibilities

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2016)
    Death is an ordinary everyday event in the Maori world. We have templated ways of responding to the disturbance it causes. This instructive and comforting institution helps us to hold each other close during such distressing ...
  • Māori & Psychology Research Unit Annual Report 2015

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (School of Psychology, University of Waikato, 2015)
    The Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) was established in August of 1997. The Unit acts as a catalyst and support network for enhancing research concerning the psychological needs, aspirations, and priorities of ...
  • Uputaua approach: researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (Health Research Council New Zealand, 2013)
    The increasing needs of the Pasifika population in New Zealand, continues to provide researchers and health professionals with the challenge of developing culturally sensitive approaches, which can assess their health and ...
  • Māori Psychology Workforce & Māori-Focussed Course Content Review

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2015)
    The Ministry of Health (2014) acknowledges that inaccurate and unreliable workforce data collections have been an issue for some time. This is a particular issue for the psychology workforce, with there being no single ...
  • Putting it in there: "PSYC575 Indigenous Psychologies" as a for-credit university paper in New Zealand

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2015)
    Over the past 30 years, scholar advocates have sparked the emergence of indigenous psychology as an important contribution to understanding the experiences and challenges faced by indigenous peoples. Part of this exercise ...
  • Indigenous service programs plus indigenous evaluator equals Whitestream evaluation - What's wrong with this picture? (Reflections from my PhD)

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Awatere, Shaun; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Robertson, Neville (2015)
    For the past 100 or so years, formal evaluation has taken its lead from frameworks that originate from a culturally blind standpoint. Worldwide the major influence on evaluation practice comes from the United States of ...
  • Uputaua: A therapeutic approach to researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (The Australian Psychological Society, 2012)
    The predicted future growth of the Pasifika population in New Zealand renders attention to the ongoing development of culturally sensitive approaches to health research, particularly those that are therapeutically anchored. ...
  • "That's the price we pay": Kaupapa Māori Programme stakeholder experiences of external evaluation

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette (University of Waikato, 2015)
    This thesis takes a critical approach to the evaluation of Māori social and health service provision progammes through an in-depth exploration of the dynamics, impacts and politics of such exercises within Māori communities, ...
  • Leadership in motion

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015)
    He honore, he kororia, maungarongo ki te whenua, whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa…pai marire. Paimarie kia ratou kua wheturangitia, ki te maunga tapu ki Taupiri, te okiokinga a to tatou Arikinui, Te Ataarangikaahu. Moe ...
  • Maori Flourishing in a Fast Changing World - Inaugural Professorial Address

    Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015-11-17)
    A strong sense of who one is and that one’s life matters is vital to health and wellbeing. Without meaning and belonging many people, families and communities lie open to the risk of mental illness, addiction, transience, ...