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Maori children status inquiry begins

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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 M?ori 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 M?ori children. 4 The social determinants necessary for healthy growth and development for M?ori children. 5 The significance of wh?nau for strengthening M?ori children. 6 Policy and legislative pathways to address the findings of this inquiry.

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