Cook Islands Maori Database Random RSS Feed Link

The Cook Islands Maori Database Random RSS Feed permanent link url is http://maori.org.ck/?cat=3&orderby=rand. We had issues with the other ones as when the slug name changed we would loose functionality in the external apps that were using it. Using this one is better as it does not...

Census of Cook Islands Maori in New Zealand

Overview The Cook Islands Maori ethnic group comprised 61,839 people or 1.5 percent of people that stated an ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013. For people identifying with the Cook Islands Maori ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013: The most common region this group lived in was Auckland Region (59.5 percent or 36,810 people). The median age (half are younger and half are older than this age) was 20.0 years77.4 percent (47,244 people) were born in New Zealand and 22.6 percent (13,764 people) were born overseas. 62.7 percent (21,051 people) aged 15 years and over had a formal qualification. $18,900 was the median income (half received less and half received more income) for those aged 15 years and over. Number of languages spoken For people identifying with the Cook Islands Maori ethnic group living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013: 75.9 percent (or 45,741 people) spoke one language. 18.7 percent (or 11,286 people) spoke two languages. 2.6 percent (or 1,581 people) spoke three or more languages. Women were more likely than men to speak two or more languages, at 22.3 percent and 20.4 percent respectively. Number of languages spoken by the Cook Islands Maori ethnic group By age group 2013 Census One language Two languages Three or more languages Age group (years) Percent Under 15 81.0 10.8 1.3 15–29 82.5 15.3 2.1 30–64 68.7 27.0 4.2 65 and over 39.0 53.9 6.9 Total people 75.9 18.7 2.6 Source: Statistics New...

Cook Islands Maori Database Project selected for DECI-2

The Cook Islands Maori Database Project has been selected for the DECI-2, an international research project looking at finding better ways to design and implement both evaluation and communications strategies for Internet Development projects. At this year’s APNIC conference in Brisbane a workshop was held on UFE and ResCom attended by lead developer Ano Tisam. On his return from the workshop Ano will be looking at identifying users to participate in the ResCom and UFE project. Find out more about the DECI-2 project below.

Project Lead off to APNIC Brisbane 2014

Project lead Ano Tisam is off to APNIC 2014 in Brisbane. Tisam will be attending the conference as part of the Deci2 research group selected from ISIF.Asia grant awardees. The key benefit for us will be attending the ResCom and User Focused Evaluation workshop to get feedback from the project mentors as we are still getting to grips with the process says Tisam. The conference is a week long and Tisam will be returning on the 22nd of September just in time for the PACINET conference to be held here in...

Lead Developer in Mauke

The Cook Islands Maori Database project has teamed up with the Climate Change Division to help capture video footage of local people speaking Maori. Lead developer Ano Tisam is in Mauke with Dr Teina Rongo to conduct video interviews with the local people there on the changes they’ve witnessed in terms of the impact that climate change has had on daily life. The interview footage captured will be used in the database project as video examples of how Maori is spoken. Tisam will be there for 3 days before heading back to...