Shane Kawenata Bradbrook

Report
Kia mau te Kaupapa Tupeka Kore
mō ngā uri Māori!!!
Inquiry
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Smoke-free
legislation –
Smokefree
Environments Act
All workplaces
smokefree: bars,
restaurants,
clubs, schools
etc.
Tuariki Delamere
Tukuroirangi Morgan
Hon Tariana Turia MP
Associate Minister of Health (Tobacco)
Māori Party Co-Leader
Hone Harawira MP
Māori Party
Process...
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2.5 years in development
Vision meeting with Hone Harawira 2007
(Mere Wilson, Gevana Dean, Skye Kimura,
Mary McCulloch, Rebecca Ruwhiu-Collins,
Marguerite McGuckin)
Royal Commission of Inquiry??
Identified Māori Affairs Select Committee
Mark Peck (former MP & Director of SFC)
Bypassed Health Select Committee
Cabinet approval (Turia to Key)
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Whakaruruhau: Mere Wilson, Skye Kimura,
Jeanine Tamati-Elliffe, Tipene Kenny, Boyd
Broughton, Gevana Dean
Terms of Reference development
Industry focus
Submissions process:
◦ Written (Including international)
◦ oral
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Partnerships:
◦ Iwi
◦ Sector: Māori/Non-Māori
◦ Wider community
The Press
Outcomes...
Eru George
Chair
Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa
Mark Solomon
CEO Ngāi Tahu
•Taitokerau
•Taranaki
•Kahungunu
•Waikato/Tainui
•Manawhenua
•Mataatua
Ron Nepe CEO
Te Rūnanga o Turanganui-a-Kiwa
Dr Jeffrey Wigand
‘The Insider’
Graeme Amey BATNZ
Outcomes...
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2025
Half prevalence rates by 2015
Legislate & regulate the tobacco industry out of
the market
Mechanisms:
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Kaupapa Tupeka Kore
Polluter pays
Industry denormalisation campaign
Product regulation (nicotine levels & additives)
Enforcement (particularly of underage sales)
Remove vending machines, retail displays
Tax increases annually
FCTC Article 5.3 – Curb industry interference
Support for addiction (cessation services) & campaigns
(health promotion)
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2006: Smokefree Symposium
Key components:
◦ KAUPAPA
◦ TIKANGA
Control Iwi Māori settings via TIKANGA
Cultural behavioural response
How?
Iwi Tobacco Use Strategy
Iwi: Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngai Tahu
Iwi: tobacco is a barrier to meeting Iwi aspirations
Influence on non-Iwi within the rohe
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WAI844: Lodged in 2000. Funding for the
elimination and reduction of smoking amongst
Māori
Claimant: Whaea Bubbles Mihinui (Te Arawa)
Inquiry: Highlighted in submissions
MASC Report: Advancement of the claim
Plan:
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Compensation for the:
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◦ Urgent hearing required
◦ Funding used & managed autonomously from the Crown
by Iwi, Māori Authorities etc
◦ loss of lives (5 decades – 30,000 Māori) and
◦ current disparities in funding of Māori specific
campaigns, services and programmes
Where to from here..?
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Advocacy:
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Assc Minister of Health – respond within 90 days
ALL RECOMMENDATIONS – FULL PACKAGE
Cascading legislative & regulatory development
Policy change Govt and NGOs
Gain cross-party support
Full community involvement required
Just a question...
“Where is the outrage?”
CE Koop (Former US Surgeon General)
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Direct Action is required
– surely?
5000 attributable deaths
– not enough?
600 Māori deaths – not
enough?
No direct action against
the Tobacco Industry –
manufacturers to
retailers.
Where is the Outrage?
◦ What dictates this current
situation?
◦ Bystander-itis?
◦ Conservatism?
Rangatahi-Taiohi
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Where is the:
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Require Māori specific:
◦ by rangatahi/youth for rangatahi/youth response
◦ Youth led – adult guided
◦ National programme:
 Rangatahi ownership
 Direct action
 Training – advocacy, media, direct action
◦ Multi-media campaign:
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Social media
TV
Radio
Iwi
A B C or
A E I O U?
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Māori framework for brief intervention
Symbiotic, mutual, balanced, reflects reality
of Māori cessation service (AKP)
Wero: Challenge – halve prevalence/
consumption rates by 2015
Karanga: Mihi
Kōrero: Awhi Mai-Awhi Atu
Koha
He whakaaro...
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Journal observation:
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Smokers:
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Public health applications:
◦ Observation from 1700s
◦ Communication from afar
◦ Finger(s) to nose
◦ Hongi
◦ Te Ha
◦ Large hui
◦ Illness e.g. Colds, flu (H1N1,
SARS)
Regime Change
Futurist perspective
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Direct Iwi to Crown discourse (Te Tiriti o
Waitangi)
Iwi Leaders Forum (?), individual Iwi/Hapū to
engage
Ability to negotiate directly with the Crown –
resourcing of Māori needs
All policy development, funding, legislative/
regulatory functions to have direct Iwi
engagement at Ministerial, Director-General and
CEO level
Policy change, funding transferred from Govt to
Iwi for distribution to Māori community
Ngahiwi Tomoana
Chair of NKII
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Development of a separate Hauora Kaupapa
Māori framework that removes Government
control over “Māori health”
Based on: Kura Kaupapa, Kohanga Reo
Movements
Framework already in development by highly
esteemed Māori leaders from Justice,
Environment, Education, Philosophy, Tikanga
backgrounds
2011
Resistance truly is a tradition...
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