Inquiry into the determinants of wellbeing for Maori children

Published date: 4 Pae 2014


The terms of reference are to inquire into 1 The historical and current health, education, and welfare profiles of Maori children. This would take account of the transmission of life circumstances between generations, and how this impacts on Maori children. 2 The extent of public investment in Maori children across the health, education, social services, and justice sectors—and whether this investment is adequate and equitable. 3 How public investment in the health, education, social services, and justice can be used to ensure the well-being of Maori children. 4 The social determinants necessary for healthy growth and development for Maori children. 5 The significance of whanau for strengthening Maori children. 6 Policy and legislative pathways to address the findings of this inquiry.

Committee:Māori Affairs
Type of business:Inquiry
Date initiated:28/9/11
Submissions closing date:16/3/12
Date reported:20/12/13
Government response reported:4/4/14