Summarises interviews with kaumatua/kuia from different rohe about their experiences of the transition to adulthood. Included in the report is a literature review on the subject of rites of passage and youth development for indigenous peoples. The report identifies principles upon which traditional rites of passage have been based and suggests these may be adapted into contemporary contexts to promote healthy transitions through adolescence to adult members of whānau, hapū and communities.
- Featured: All, Children & Youth, Community Development, Families & Parenting, Māori
- This Research Has: been peer reviewed by academics at a university
- Creator | Kaihanga: Manu Caddie & Michael Ross
- Year of Creation | Tau:
- Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa: Te Ora Hou Aotearoa
- Creative Commons Licence:
- Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga: Caddie, M. & Ross, M., (2011). “Hei Tikitiki: Māori Rites of Passage & Youth Development”, Te Ora Hou Aotearoa. April 2007. Gisborne, New Zealand.
- Main Language | Reo Matua: English
- Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku: I am the author / creator of this resource