MWWL

(redirected from Maori Women's Welfare League)
AcronymDefinition
MWWLMaori Women's Welfare League (New Zealand; founded 1953)
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Speakers confirmed so far include te Tiriti o Waitangi constitutional lawyer Annette Sykes, just-honoured dame and a past president of the Maori Women's Welfare League, Areta Koopu, Koha Aperahama of Ngati Hine Health Trust, traditional Maori sport Ki-o-rahi facilitator Tukaha Milne and traditional healer Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere.
She was an active member of the Ponsonby branch of the Maori Women's Welfare League which provided charitable services with the aim of enabling its members to play an effective part in the cultural, social and economic development of the community.
68-73) concluded a health hui for Maori Women's Welfare League workers undertaking training for the Rapuora research project (33).
This study is being undertaken by a team based at the Tomaiora Maori Health Research Group, University of Auckland, with support from the Maori Women's Welfare League (MWWL).
The Rapuora Study, a pioneering health study of Maori women by the Maori Women's Welfare League (Murchie, 1984) showed that despite being aware of the negative consequences of obesity, Maori women did not take appropriate decisive action on the behaviours that were believed to be the cause.
Pauline Tangiora, Maori Women's Welfare League, WILPF, Aotearoa
She also has a very supportive family, and has other interests in her life, including swimming and reading, and is president of the No Nga Hau e Wha branch of the Maori Women's Welfare League.
Cousins represents in fictional form the well-documented efforts of Maori people to improve their own conditions--from the difficult period of the Young Maori Party's leadership, to Pomare and Buck's ministership, to the work of the Women's Health League from 1937 and the formation of the very influential Maori Women's Welfare League in 1951.
Whaiora provides a fascinating description of the origins and role of the Women's Health League, the first large-scale Maori women's health organisation, as well as the better known Maori Women's Welfare League.
She was a foundation member of the Maori Women's Welfare League in 1951 and was deeply involved in the establishment of the country's largest urban marae, Pipitea Marae, in 1980.
Te Timatanga - Tatau Tatau: Early stories from founding members of the Maori Women's Welfare League. (As told to Dame Mira Szaszy, Maori/Eng) Wellington, New Zealand: Maori Women's Welfare League and Bridget Williams Books, 1993.
Most of her activities involved the Maori Women's Welfare League, school programmes and kapa haka.