An understanding of tapu (sacredness, wellbeing) in relation to:

  • Atua beliefs and culture
  • Tāngata people
  • Whenua land

The three aspects of tapu and their application:

  • Tapu i – being
  • Tapu o – being in relationship
  • Tapu restrictions

Using the DoW tapu model to assess holistic wellbeing and acknowledging that things that are tapu need to be protected