May 07, 2014
Te Kupenga kai for researchers
Statistics New Zealand is keen for Maori researchers and iwi to make use of the data it has collected in a major survey of Maori well-being.
Results from Te Kupenga will be made available over the next year, starting with reports on Maori cultural identity and the number of Maori who can speak te reo.
Project manager Atawhai Tibble says while the department will release some reports, it is also hopes Maori will use the data to create their own policies and vision of the future.
"It’s really our job as Stats New Zealand to collect it. the second part of our job is to tukuna ki te iwi, give it out to the iwi and let them take the kai from this net and sustain their own people," he says.
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