Strengthening health and wellbeing.


In our logo

The Mamaku fern references the rau from the original logo (from Te Rau Matatini) as well as health and growth.

The overlapping circles symbolise kotahitanga and building stronger relationships.

Te Rau Ora our logo, tagline, typography and design tells a single-minded story.

Our Purpose

To improve Māori Health through leadership, education, research and evaluation, health workforce development and innovative, systemic transformation. We strengthen Māori health and wellbeing through nationally navigated and locally led solutions.

Our Work


Enhancing the capability and capacity of workforces to respond to the needs of Māori who have addiction-related challenges.

Publications & Resources

Increasing the access to an evidence base, tools and resources of what works well for Māori.


Promoting opportunities for Rangatahi to enter into the health and disability sector pipeline.

Public Health

Promoting the needs of Māori through public health strategies that are acceptable to Māori aspirations.

Lived Experience

Increasing the opportunities for Māori with lived experience to lead and transform approaches in the health sector toward Wellbeing.

Suicide Prevention & Postvention

Addressing the issue of suicide through leadership; Strengthening our Rangatahi, community and whānau capacity, research and evidence to enhance Māori wellbeing.

Mental Health

Enhancing the capability and capacity of workforces to respond to the needs of Māori who experience mental health and emotional challenges.

Education & Training

Drawing from matauranga Māori  pedagogy and contemporary health knowledge to ensure participants are supported and empowered to become a stronger workforce.

Workforce Development

Promoting leading practice models and approaches to increase the Māori Workforce in the health and disability sector.


Growing and advancing the capacity and capability of Māori for Leadership.


Increasing the evidence base of what works for and by Māori.


Increasing access to opportunities for personal and professional development for people pursuing a career in health.

Our News & Pānui

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Whare Tukutuku

Whare Tukutuku

Te Whare Tukutuku our Maori centred programme focused on Alcohol and other Drug challenges will commence a three part webinar series “He Ara Waiora” (pathway to wellness) about the reduction of alcohol and other drug and associated harms within Māori...

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Māori  COVID-19 Response 2020 Webinars

Māori COVID-19 Response 2020 Webinars

Our webinar series of six provides a prelude to the Launch of our Ko toku ara rā COVID-19 2020 publication – a contribution by nine regions profiling the Māori COVID 19 Response and their experiences during the Rāhui period. For those of you who missed the...

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Stay In Touch

Please make contact with us by using the details below or completing the form.

Ph: +64 4 473 9591 or 0800 MATATINI

Te Whare o Tāmaki | Auckland Office
86E Plunket Avenue, Wiri, Auckland

Te Whare o Kirikiriroa | Hamilton Office
233 Anglesea Street, Hamilton
PO Box 104 Hamilton, 3240.

Te Whare o Poneke | Wellington Office
2 Cameron Street
Wellington, 6035

PO Box 5731 Wellington, 6140.



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