Cultural Difference



These notes explore cultural differences relating to practices within residential homes for children. Examples are offered of the way in which a residence maybe run according to kaupapa Maori values include practices around food, self care (hair, laundry, menstruation), visiting family, conflicts, communication and staff and children familiarity.

Table of contents


Primary author: Te Roopu Manaaki i Te Hunga Haua

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: Te Roopu Manaaki i Te Hunga Haua

Publication format: Conference proceedings, Speech

Publication date: November 1982

Publication place: Unknown

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Recommendations, Models

Tikanga Māori: General

Sector: Health, Social services

Culture related topics: Concept of culture, Bi-cultural, Cultural safety (Kawa whakaruruhau)

General related topics: First Peoples' rights

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture