Māori and the Out of School Services Sector

Appendix 4

Questions for interviews and focus groups with whānau carers

  • Describe the care that you provide to your mokopuna after school? How many in your care? What are their ages?
  • What do you think were the important factors that your whānau took into account when they choose to bring their children to you after school? Where you part of that decision process?
  • How often do you have them? Is it a regular fixture for you every day? What about school holidays?
  • What are the things that that you and your mokopuna do after school? Do you plan anything?
  • What are some of the things you do to support the mokopuna learning about themselves as Māori?
  • Do you get paid for having the mokopuna or get a koha from the whānau?
  • What kind of support do you need to care for the mokopuna after school? Do you get this support?
  • Are there any specific challenges that you know face your whānau in accessing out of school services and care?

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