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Nga vaka o kāiga tapu

Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu is a conceptual framework for addressing family violence in eight Pacific communities in New Zealand. It is informed by, and aligned with, the eight ethnic specific conceptual reports on addressing family violence, and a literature review. It is intended as a guide for policy writers. It defines and explains meanings of family, violence, and key concepts and principles that promote family wellbeing for the eight ethnic specific communities.

The eight communities are: Cook Islands Maori, Fiji. Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu.

Publication date: 01 Mar 2012 Read the full framework here