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dc.contributor.advisorTe Punga Somerville, Alice
dc.contributor.authorWright, Karamea Moana
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-05T22:20:51Z
dc.date.available2019-06-05T22:20:51Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.citationWright, K. M. (2019). A study of iwi communication between Te Tau Ihu iwi and intergenerational diasporic whānau (Thesis, Master of Māori and Pacific Development (MMPD)). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12600en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/12600
dc.description.abstractThis study looks at the online communication methods used between Te Tau Ihu iwi and intergenerational uri who live in the diaspora. Preferences and perceptions of methods of communication utilized by both iwi, and tāngata who live in the overseas diaspora were explored. Most important are the implications for uri living away from Aotearoa, and their desire to remain connected to iwi in New Zealand. This is a mixed methods study, comprising of a survey of fifty-eight emigrant respondents living abroad, and interviews with one member of the first, second, and third generations of emigrants to the United States, with affiliation to at least one of the eight tribes who claim tāngata whenua status of Te Tau Ihu. The implications of the findings from the study provide both iwi and tāngata the opportunity to create a synergistic relationship of communicating. Assisting iwi to develop and implement a strategy for relevant communication, and iwi members engaging in a dialogue with iwi about relevance of communication is critical in strengthening ties between iwi and future generations regardless of location. “He aha te mea nui, he tangata, he tangata.”
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dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe University of Waikato
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dc.subjectdiaspora
dc.subjectTe Tau Ihu
dc.subjectMāori iwi communication
dc.titleA study of iwi communication between Te Tau Ihu iwi and intergenerational diasporic whānau
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Waikato
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Māori and Pacific Development (MMPD)
dc.date.updated2019-05-06T04:10:35Z
pubs.place-of-publicationHamilton, New Zealanden_NZ


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