I have learned a lot from everybody else who has participated in the creating and planning process as well. These help Mäori to become familiar with our distinctive cultural choices and the modifying angles they bring into our lives. Another significant learning experience has been my awareness of how important it is to create and maintain positive relationships. It is evident that as kaitiaki the heart of their mahi is focused on the safety and oranga of tamariki and rangatahi, and that they encourage whanau play a key part in the decisions made for their children. This in turn will infect more people with the cultural contribution meme so the message will spread. This leads to another level, where each phrase within te reo is then considered kaitiaki of a unique body of knowledge. The flag flying alongside the on the , , 2012.
New York, America: Weatherhill It is my hope that I engage in the bicultural community contribution in a way that inspires the audience, class participates and makes Te Wananga o Aotearoa The University of New Zealand proud of the achievement. Each reason however, is personal, significant and can be individually justified. At another level, they are sites where engagement and contestation with the dominant culture's structures and processes are undertaken. My beliefs and methods of attaining those beliefs are valuable and important and if I continue to be diligent and study, practice and live my passions with high energy I will attain mastery of myself. In the process they affirm the timelessness of relationships. Hiraina Marsden, Jan Smith and Linda Munn designed this flag in 1990. This is the activating of tino rangatiratanga absolute cultural integrity in this context.
The vision held by Mäori, shared by all whakapapa and kaupapa groupings is kaitiaki of principles like tino rangatiratanga, motuhaketanga and te whakakoha rangatiratanga. Social work practitioners have their own experiences that offer examples to help make sense of these traditions and their founding ideas in action. From a Maori perspective this view demonstrates tikanga; as the mana and nurturing of children are of great importance to Maori; their children are revered as taonga treasures. Smith, 1996:26 , Linda Smith contends that Kaupapa Mäori allows Mäori to select in or select out, what counts or does not count as knowledge. Maori political process strives for consensus through the recognitiion of the viewpoint of each individual; the group would rather talk and wait interminably than force some compromise solution which would alienate one of its members. Dealing with objections from an authority figure who has a strong personality and opinion.
It proposes that reflective methods are crucial to the successful co-option of Mäori cultural capital and in this instance, elements of kaitiakitanga. As long as ensuing generations add their interpretations, informed by the reality of their time, then does the renewing and revalidation processes crucial to Mäori well-being have the chance of a supported future. Although every context in time wä and place wähi is different, the intent of life's obligation must never waver. With constant application and the employment of the full range of take pü, then will the real worth of Mäoritanga be fully welcomed. I have learned to stand strong in the face of adversity and voice my point of view. Differences of professional opinions do occur from time to time and never resolved peaceably in supervision.
Our ropu aimed at show casing the above mentioned takepu in an original way whilst keeping true to the kaupapa agenda. In this way, meaningful contributions at a personal level in kaupapa can be clearly highlighted and internalised, indicating techniques to harness the varieties of pro-active energy mauri ora in all of our interventions. Te whakakoha Rangatiratanga respectful relationships has been a key ingredient in inviting a colleague to participate in the development of this bi-cultural supervision model. Te tautoko Valued and respectful support in all sets of relationships and kaupapa, as defined by Te Ao Mäori. They are a community of reflective practitioners who discuss research and ideas regularly. According to Singer 2007 it is utmost important to have integrity and for my word to be aligned with my values and actions.
How these are carried out and the integrity within their applications is the ongoing objective. According to Polya 2004 people learn by observing the behavior of others and imitating it before taking ownership of it and making it their own. However, as we enter, the complexity of such an undertaking is then appreciated. Attitude for a Lifetime of Success. My research has led me to the conclusion that different people from different cultures are influenced by their environment, which includes not only their physical and psychological environments but also their food quality, air quality excreta.
The family led and culturally responsive perspective acknowledges the need to work with whanau of all cultures, and to support them in their primary role as guardians of their children. The Tino Rangatiratanga flag is often referred to as the Māori flag, one which can be used to represent all Māori. Here is the reminder that absolute cultural integrity is something that must always be striven for. I must learn not to waste unnecessary energy investing in their empowerment and respect their different disposition. I feel the bicultural community contribution initiative was a huge success because the feedback from the audience and whanau was very impressive, and they thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Obviously people should do more intense workouts every week also to stay fit and strong. Introducing the philosophic frameworks of Te Ao Mäori opens up another layer and its dimensions that have to always be incorporated.
These philosophic positions in turn, have fashioned for Mäori, our timeless cultural purpose and obligation. Consequently, Kaupapa Mäori Theory has been deliberately chosen as the main theoretical framework here, because it accepts the integrity and potential within Te Ao Mäori. Kaa, Te O and W, 1994, Ngä Körero a Reweti Kohere Mä, Victoria University Press, Wellington. Koha slide shares some of the research outcomes and findings thus far. Some people do not think highly of not drinking alcohol or eating meat and dairy food, fair enough, but I am entitled to my choices. So start immediately to build trust.
How I see Manaakitanga as my understanding of Bicultural Supervision practice, to me, is walking alongside people and ensuring Ahurutanga safe space is created. Author: Maru Maginness References Harris, S. Providing a safe space to engage and dialogue about negative and positive discussions open doors to Te Whakakoha Rangatiratanga, transparency and honesty. Forms of resistance are unhealthy and have a potent impact on the supervisor-supervisee relationship. Serious attempts to restore whanau control over the disruptive or lawless behaviour can and should be made. This is the collective process of affirming the integrity of Mäori approaches as being systematic, ethical, respectful and culturally scientific. Letting us be human in our own cultural way then accepts that Mäori can make our own constructions, choices, mistakes, self-corrections and critiques, just like everyone else.
I have grown by acknowledging that I need to be humble and keep an open mind. Sometimes used figuratively to mean a group, party or theme. Simple words used daily within social work environments, example this force. The ongoing requirement is to develop understandings of the connections that exist between Mäori phrases, their bodies of knowledge, thinking and how they undertake their commitment to and with one another. A group of Māori men in Tauranga has recently completed a Department of Corrections tikanga programme which focuses on the skills and tools needed to make positive changes in their lives. Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance. The consequence for Mäori is to always work hard to guarantee space, where we can be affirmative in our own way.