New Zealand

What Māori can teach us about early childhood development

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea. — Māori proverb, meaning: I will never be lost, for I am a seed sown in Rangiātea Rangiātea is the origin of Māori migration, representing the wider world, and marking the start and the end of the jo…

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · New Zealand

What it’s like to be a Māori child

As New Zealanders, we feel we are a privileged nation with accessible, clean water and great health care. We are not under a massive threat of genocide or human trafficking. To many other countries we are a great place to be a child. But we can be bett…

by · Tuesday, 20 November 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand
Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

 

New settlements in Sleman district post-eruption of Mt. Merapi.

Imagine that you live near one of 127 active volcanoes in Indonesia, threatened by the next eruption that could endanger your family. Imagine that your house stands in one o…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · India, Indonesia, New Zealand
Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

 

New settlements in Sleman district post-eruption of Mt. Merapi.

Imagine that you live near one of 127 active volcanoes in Indonesia, threatened by the next eruption that could endanger your family. Imagine that your house stands in one o…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · India, Indonesia, New Zealand

New Zealand hails BOl signing, to pursue Mindanao development projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) believes the passage of the BOL will increase the country’s chances of meeting its poverty-reduction goals.

by · Wednesday, 1 August 2018 · New Zealand, Philippines
Bigger tobacco taxes for better health outcomes in the Pacific Islands

Bigger tobacco taxes for better health outcomes in the Pacific Islands

The issue
Data compiled over the past two decades has found that all four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Tonga are on the rise – diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and respiratory diseases. According to the latest WHO data, NCDs a…

by · Tuesday, 19 June 2018 · Australia, New Zealand, Tonga