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Cook Islands cultural concepts to inform family violence interventions and practice : Jean Mitaera, Langi Paasi and Helena Filipoliterature search

By: Mitaera, Jean.
Contributor(s): Paasi, Langi | Filipo, Helena.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Pacific family violence research series.Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Pasefika Proud, 2016Description: electronic document (26 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: 978-1-98-854121-1 (Online).Subject(s): FAMILY VIOLENCE | Pasefika Proud | COOK ISLANDS PEOPLE | CULTURE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTERVENTION | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | LITERATURE REVIEWS | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PASIFIKA | RESEARCH | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online | Research summary | Access the website | Pasefika Proud Pacific family violence research seriesSummary: This literature review identifies key Cook Island literature in the family violence area. The researchers concluded that the process of transforming Cook Island lives should always be underpinned by theories and practice methods that are Cook Island in origin. This research highlights the importance of indigenous Pacific approaches to family violence. This is a paper in the Pacific family violence research series. Click on the series link or the website link for other papers. A 2-page research summary is also available. Background: the lack of data regarding family violence and Pacific communities led the Ministry and the Pacific community representatives to work to improve information and evidence about Pacific family violence. The Ministry of Social Development provided research funding for the completion of a number of research reports focusing on family violence and Pacific communities. This was seen as an opportunity to build capability in Pacific research and to this end applications were invited from researchers to work with Pacific students to complete research projects. Overall, five tertiary institutions were involved in the research projects: Whitirea New Zealand, Auckland University, Massey University, the Auckland University of Technology, and the University of Canterbury which administered the projects. (From the MSD website). Further research and resources can be found on the Pasefika Proud website. Record #5948
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Pacific family violence research series

This literature review identifies key Cook Island literature in the family violence area. The researchers concluded that the process of transforming Cook Island lives should always be underpinned by theories and practice methods that are Cook Island in origin. This research highlights the importance of indigenous Pacific approaches to family violence.

This is a paper in the Pacific family violence research series.
Click on the series link or the website link for other papers. A 2-page research summary is also available.

Background: the lack of data regarding family violence and Pacific communities led the Ministry and the Pacific community representatives to work to improve information and evidence about Pacific family violence.


The Ministry of Social Development provided research funding for the completion of a number of research reports focusing on family violence and Pacific communities. This was seen as an opportunity to build capability in Pacific research and to this end applications were invited from researchers to work with Pacific students to complete research projects.

Overall, five tertiary institutions were involved in the research projects: Whitirea New Zealand, Auckland University, Massey University, the Auckland University of Technology, and the University of Canterbury which administered the projects. (From the MSD website). Further research and resources can be found on the Pasefika Proud website. Record #5948