Social capital

Social capital relates to the features that make up effective, functioning social groups. Such features include the:

  • networks, or relationships, that people form
  • standards, values, and understandings that are shared across those networks/relationships.

Social capital contributes to social wellbeing by building trust and cooperation within and between individuals and groups.


Social connections 2

The hongi is said to stem from when the god Tāne created Hineahuone from clay and then breathed life into her nostrils.


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