Yet another piece of legislation ("The Health and Disability Services Act of 1993") provides that the employment needs of the Maori should be taken into consideration, but no mention of the Treaty of aitangi. Bennett points to the New Zealand Government's statement regarding health (June 1992) with reference to the Treaty (Bennett 146); the government "regards the Treaty of aitangi as the founding document of New Zealand, and intends to address land and health issues through consultation and discussion." That is basically saying, we'll look into it but we're not making any commitments right now. The government's narrative continues with reference to Article 2; the claim that "protection of the health of Maori has (through Article 2) a special claim on New Zealanders as a whole, over and above the responsibility of the Crown to secure the health of all citizens is, however, not one the Government accepts."
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Primary mode of subsistence of the Maori culture, for example pastoralists, emerging agriculturalists, industrialists, agrarians states, horticulturalists and foragers has impact on different aspects of cultures. In New Zealand settlers were the cause of the primary mode of subsistence. New Zealand Maori's cultural identity tends to be varied and the census of 1991 showed that Maori are identifying themselves in diverse ways. The revelation of the census was that 511,947 were some ancestry of "Maori," there was claim by 433,080 to be "New Zealand Maori' ethnic group as well as ethnic group which has the smallest population of 321,396 saying to be from the "New Zealand Maori" ethnic group. The population of New Zealand Maori is 4 million. In this population, quite loose approximately number tend to be: 1 in 7 possesses Maori blood, 2 in 7 are Scots, 2 to 7 have English origin, 2 in 7…… [Read More]