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MĀORI SYSTEMS: Utu, Hau, Kaitiakitanga, Economy, Ecology, Sociology & Health
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MĀORI SYSTEMS: Utu, Hau, Kaitiakitanga, Economy, Ecology, Sociology & Health

This is the third video clip from a longer video about pre-colonial Māori society. It is intended to help the viewer better appreciate Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, its history, significance, and relevance to Aotearoa New Zealand’s past, present and future, and all associated tensions. It focuses on Māori concepts related to systems, including utu, and hau which are widely overlooked and misunderstood. TIMESTAMPS 00:00:00 Introduction heading 00:00:05 Utu 00:01:05 Hau 00:01:58 Hau at a metaphysical level 00:02:09 Hau at an ecology level 00:02:55 Hau, hauora, & health 00:03:05 Hau economy 00:04:26 Hau & kaitiakitanga (guardianship) RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Pre-Colonial Māori Society: Clip 1: Social Structure and Ontology https://youtu.be/9oRk39yuDxo Property & Sovereignty: Whenua, Mana & Rangatiratanga. Clip 2: Pre-Colonial Māori Society. https://youtu.be/dGnvcJMEbK4 3 Eras of Law. Kupe, Cook & Beyond. Clip 5 Pre-Colonial Māori Society https://youtu.be/mIuV7_iCQsw Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gj... SOCIAL MEDIA: Website: https://www.maoriminds.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiri-pren... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maoriminds/ STOCK FOOTAGE/IMAGES Storyblocks, Pixabay, Pexels Archives New Zealand Wiki Media Commons – Open-Source Copyright-Free images MUSIC/SOUND EFFECTS Artlist C.K. Martin – The Endurance Max H. – Back Home REFERENCES 1. Best, E. (1901). Spiritual Concepts of the Maori. Part II. The Journal of the Polynesian Society, 10(1 (37), 1-20. 2. Mauss, M. (1925). The gift, trans. I. Cunnison. London: Cohen and West. 3. Prentice, K. (2022). Turning the Spotlight on the Hau in Hauora. A Conference Presentation by Dr Kiri Prentice. [Educational YouTube Video]. https://youtu.be/CzN6LVjKobI 4. Waitangi Tribunal. (2010). Te Urewera: Pre-Publication Part 2. Waitangi Tribunal Report WAI 894. 5. Waitangi Tribunal. (2017). Te Urewera Volume I (Wai 894). Legislation Direct: Wellington, New Zealand. 6. Whatahoro, H. T. (2011). The Lore of the Whare-wānanga: Or Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmogony, and History (Vol. 2). Cambridge University Press.
Property & Sovereignty. Whenua, Mana & Rangatiratanga. Clip 2: Pre-Colonial Māori Society.
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Property & Sovereignty. Whenua, Mana & Rangatiratanga. Clip 2: Pre-Colonial Māori Society.

This is the second video clip from a longer video about pre-colonial Māori society, that is intended to help the viewer better appreciate Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and its history, significance, and relevance to Aotearoa New Zealand’s past, present and future, and all the tensions associated with it. It focuses on what the whenua (land) meant to Māori, and Māori concepts related to sovereignty and authority, like mana, mana motuhake and tino rangatiratanga. TIMESTAMPS 00:00:00 Whenua (Land) and Property 00:02:03 Mana & Rangatiratanga, Power & Authority 00:02:05 Role of a Rangatira, Tino Rangatiratanga, Sovereignty 00:06:33 Mana 00:06:59 Tapu 00:07:36 Noa 00:07:43 Mauri 00:08:40 Manaakitanga 00:08:59 Mana Whenua 00:09:29 Mana Tangata 00:09:47 Mana Atua 00:10:02 Mana Motuhake and Ngāi Tūhoe. 00:10:41 Absolute Sovereignty 00:11:18 Right of Revolution & Rebellion 00:11:58 References RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Pre-Colonial Māori Society: Clip 1: Social Structure and Ontology https://youtu.be/9oRk39yuDxo 3 Eras of Law. Kupe, Cook & Beyond. Clip 5 Pre-Colonial Māori Society https://youtu.be/mIuV7_iCQsw Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gj... SOCIAL MEDIA: Website: https://www.maoriminds.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiri-pren... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maoriminds/ STOCK FOOTAGE/IMAGES Storyblocks Pixabay Pexels Archives New Zealand Wiki Media Commons – Open Source Copy Right Free images MUSIC/SOUND EFFECTS Artlist C.K. Martin – Endurance ANBR – Tomorrow Birraj – Grey Andriàn Berengure – Aware Alon Peretz – Song for Heather Ty Simon – Genesis – Instrumental Version Ardie Son – Fear No Evil Doug Kaufman – Preservation REFERENCES 1. Best, E. (1901). Spiritual Concepts of the Maori. Part II. The Journal of the Polynesian Society. 10 1 (37): p. 1-20. 2. Te Puni Kōkiri. (2001). He Tirohanga o Kawa ki te Tiriti o Waitangi: A Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi as expressed by the Courts & the Waitangi Tribunal. 3. Healy, S. (2009). 'Tuku Whenua' as Customary Land Allocation: Contemporary Fabrication or Historical Fact? The Journal of the Polynesian Society. 118(2): p. 111-134. 4. Locke, J. (1821). Two Treatises of Government, Etc. Whitmore and Fenn. 5. Marsden, M. (2003). The woven universe: selected writings of Rev. Māori Marsden. Estate of Rev. Māori Marsden. 6. Moorfield, J.C. (2003). Te aka online Māori dictionary. Auckland: Te Ipukarea. 7. Waitangi Tribunal. (2017). Te Urewera Volume I (Wai 894). Legislation Direct: Wellington, New Zealand.
3 Eras of Law. Kupe, Cook & Beyond. Clip 5 Pre-Colonial Māori Society
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3 Eras of Law. Kupe, Cook & Beyond. Clip 5 Pre-Colonial Māori Society

This video is inspired by 3 Māori Sirs; Justice Sir Joe Williams, Sir Hīrini Moko Mead and Sir Pou Temara. Dividing Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law into 3 Eras, was the inspired idea of Tā Joe Williams. Some basics of tikanga are taken from the works of Tā Hirini Moko Mead and Tā Pou Temara. This is a video clip from a longer video about pre-colonial Māori society, that is intended to help the viewer better appreciate Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and its history, significance, and relevance to Aotearoa New Zealand’s past, present and future, and all the tensions associated with it. Dr Kiri Prentice (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa) is a consultant psychiatrist who is the Deputy Clinical Director Māori of Mental Health Services at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau, the Deputy Medical Director Māori of Te Pātaka Whaioranga – Pharmac, and a Professional Teaching Fellow at The University of Auckland. TIMESTAMPS 00:00:00 Introduction 00:16:00 Aotearoa’s 1st Law/Kupe’s Law 00:36:00 New Zealand’s 2nd Law/Cook’s Law 00:53:23 Aotearoa New Zealand’s 3d Law 01:21:17 Waitangi Tribunal 01:45:21 Williams on Kupe’s Law 02:21:05 Tikanga 03:57:23 References RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM Clip 1 Māori Ontology & Social Structure https://youtu.be/9oRk39yuDxo SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gj... SOCIAL MEDIA: Website: https://www.maoriminds.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiri-pren... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maoriminds/ STOCK FOOTAGE/IMAGES Storyblocks, Pixabay, Pexels Wikimedia Commons Archives New Zealand https://www.youtube.com/@archivesnz MUSIC Artlist Dan Zeitune – Nevada Veaceslav Draganov – The Last Hero A Carousing Consort – Hallelujah Chorus Veaceslav Draganov – Awards ANBR – The Castle Rotem Cinamon - Apollo REFERENCES 1. Mead, H. M. (2016). Tikanga Maori (revised edition): Living by Maori values. Huia publishers. 2. Williams, J., The harkness henry lecture lex aotearoa: An heroic attempt to map the Maori dimension in modern New Zealand law. Waikato Law Review: Taumauri, (2013). 21: p. 1-34. 3. Temara, P. (date unknown). Te tikanga me ngā kawa. The University of Waikato Te Whare Wananga o Waikato. https://www.waikato.ac.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/309154/1_Te-tikanga-me-ng-kawa.pdf
Pre-Colonial Māori Society - Clip 1: Social Structure & Ontology.
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Pre-Colonial Māori Society - Clip 1: Social Structure & Ontology.

This is a video clip from a longer video about pre-colonial Māori society, that is intended to help the viewer better appreciate Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and its history, significance, and relevance to Aotearoa New Zealand’s past, present and future, and all the tensions associated with it. It focuses on the Ontology of Whānaungatanga and pre-European Māori social structure. Dr Kiri Prentice (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa) is a consultant psychiatrist who is the Deputy Clinical Director Māori of Mental Health Services at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau, the Deputy Medical Director Māori of Te Pātaka Whaioranga – Pharmac, and a Professional Teaching Fellow at The University of Auckland. TIMESTAMPS 00:00:00 Introduction 00:49:27 Ontology of Whanaungatanga 00:02:25 Māori Social Structure 00:05:10 References RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gj... SOCIAL MEDIA: Website: https://www.maoriminds.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiri-pren... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maoriminds/ STOCK FOOTAGE/IMAGES Storyblocks, Pixabay, Pexels MUSIC Artlist Ian Post – Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikovsky) Aerial Cliff – Michele Nobler TURPAK – Synergy Boreis – Antionetta Semo – Chemtrails REFERENCES 1. Kawharu, I. (1984). Maori Sociology: A Commentary. The Journal of the Polynesian Society, 93(3), 231-246. 2. Moorfield, J. C. (2003). Te aka online Māori dictionary. Auckland: Te Ipukarea. 3. Prentice, K. (2022). Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework. [Educational YouTube Video]. https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM 4. Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, N. L. o. N. Z. (2017a). Hēnare Mānuka - He Tohu interview [YouTube video]. https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/korero/interview-with-professor-manuka-henare https://youtu.be/RzpUfKu-7PI 5. Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, N. L. o. N. Z. (2017b). Moana Jackson - He Tohu interview [Video file]. https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/korero/interview-with-moana-jackson 6. Tribunal, W. (2017). Te Urewera Volume I (Wai 894). Legislation Direct: Wellington, New Zealand.
How Tikanga Informed Care is Trauma Informed Power to Protect Webinar 2022
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How Tikanga Informed Care is Trauma Informed Power to Protect Webinar 2022

How Tikanga-Informed Care is Trauma-Informed 2022 by Dr Kiri Prentice. A webinar for Te Puaruruhau, Power to Protect Programme, the National Shaken Baby Prevention Programme in NZ. Filmed at Lake Pupuke, North Shore, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Dr Kiri Prentice (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa) is a consultant psychiatrist at Whitiki Maurea Māori Mental Health & Addiction Service, Te Whatu Ora Waitematā, Deputy Clinical Director Māori Mental Health Services, Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau and a Professional Teaching Fellow at The University of Auckland. TIMESTAMPS 00:00 Introduction 00:49 Outline 01:25 The Big Picture 02:25 Head Trauma in Māori Babies and Children 04:21 Core Māori Concepts 04:52 Overview of Te Ao Raranga Framework 05:04 Mātauranga Māori 05:45 Tikanga 07:45 Ontology of Whanaungatanga 09:52 Hau 13:20 Mauri 16:24 Pae Ora 17:40 Tapu 18:24 Noa 21:11 Mana 23:31 Wairua 24:56 Māori View of Trauma 29:33 Tikanga-Informed Care 29:40 Tikanga Protects 31:14 Description of Tikanga-Informed Care 31:42 Key Features of Tikanga-Informed Care 32:57 Tikanga-Informed Care Values 24:56 Māori Healing Interventions 37:18 Māori Healing Practitioners 38:32 Trauma-Informed Care in the Workplace 39:05 Tikanga-Informed Care in the Workplace 40:46 Tips 44:08 Whakamutunga (ending) RECOMMENDED VIDEOS Synergies and Opportunities: How Tikanga-Informed Care is Trauma-Informed https://youtu.be/WKLKl9Ot_fE Te Ao Raranga: The Weaving Universe. A Māori Philosophy Framework https://youtu.be/B8tQE3PZkgM Turning the Spotlight on the Hau in Hauora https://youtu.be/CzN6LVjKobI The Value of Mātauranga Māori and Tikanga-Informed Care https://youtu.be/PstS9pPN18E SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gj... SOCIAL MEDIA: Website: https://www.maoriminds.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiri-pren... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maoriminds/ STOCK FOOTAGE/IMAGES Storyblocks, Pixabay, Pexels MUSIC/SOUND EFFECTS Artlist REFERENCES 1. Huang, L.N., et al., SAMHSA's Concept of Truama and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach. 2014. 2. Kelly, P., et al., Abusive head trauma and accidental head injury: a 20-year comparative study of referrals to a hospital child protection team. Archives of disease in childhood, 2015. 100(12): p. 1123-1130. 3. Kelly, P. and B. Farrant, Shaken baby syndrome in New Zealand, 2000–2002. Journal of paediatrics and child health, 2008. 44(3): p. 99-107. 4. Marsden, M., The woven universe: selected writings of Rev. Māori Marsden. 2003: Estate of Rev. Māori Marsden. 5. McClintock, K., et al., Kia hora te marino-Trauma Informed Care for M aori. Wellington, New Zealand. 6. Ministry of Health, The Guide to He Korowai Oranga – Māori Health Strategy. 2014: Wellington, New Zealand. 7. Ministry of Health, Whakamaua: Māori Health Action Plan 2020-2025. 2020, Ministry of Health: Wellington, New Zealand.
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