Presentation on theme: "PAPAKI KORE No smacking for Maori. Ririki > Ririki is lifted from a famous Ngati Porou haka and means ‘young ones’. We use the term to describe Maori."— Presentation transcript:
Ririki > Ririki is lifted from a famous Ngati Porou haka and means ‘young ones’. We use the term to describe Maori children and young people. Unlike the more common word tamariki, ririki is not gender specific.
Te Kahui Mana Ririki Values > Self Determination > Centrality of tradition > Focus on Maori strengths > Network and collaborate > Whanaungatanga > Educate and Communicate
Values shift > We don’t blame colonisation > We take responsibility for our situation > We are liberated > We have our own expertise > We can now heal
Maori women and family violence > More severe abuse > More likely to be hospitalised > More sexual, physical and emotional abuse > More abuse from people well known to them > More community violence
Maori child maltreatment > Maori children four times more likely to be hospitalised than other groups > Twice as likely to be abused as other groups > Around a third of deaths are Maori children > The child most at risk is under one year old, male and Maori.
The Context of Violence More Maori report Community violence And involved in Community violence More Maori Experience All kinds of Violence than pakeha and Pacific Islanders More Maori men and women experience violence from people well known to them Maori women 17-24 of age and older Receive high levels of Severe abuse and Medical treatment Maori children are 4 times more likely to be hospitalised as a result of deliberate physical harm More Maori children are murdered than other groups and the gap has widened 1 year old Maori males are most at risk of being bashed to death by a parent Danger ages 0-4 years
Alternatives to smacking STOPKauaka Noho puku GO Haere Haere ki te whanga DISTRACTKia Whakawarea Whakatiitaha IGNOREE aro ke Kaua e ponana PRAISEWhakamihia PukukataKia humarie ENJOYKia ngahau Kia pareka
Our beliefs about parenting > Ririki are perfect > Ririki have mana > Ririki are tapu > Ririki need warmth > Ririki need structure > Ririki need guidance > Ririki grow in to happy, caring adults
Papaki Kore No Smacking Wahi Papaki Kore No Smacking Area Marae Papaki Kore No Smacking Marae