Story: Ngā mātua – Māori parenting

Child poverty

Child poverty

The cartoon on the cover of a report from the Child Poverty Action Group shows two government workers approaching a rural shack. Poverty is often hardest on children, and Māori children are statistically more likely to be in poor families.

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Cindy Kiro, 'Ngā mātua – Māori parenting - Influences on parenting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Cindy Kiro, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017