Strengthening health and wellbeing.
WE ARE NOW TE RAU ORA
Te Rau Ora (originally Te Rau Matatini) is New Zealand’s indigenous Māori organisation providing a range of local and national programmes to improve Māori Health. We have changed our name but not our passion nor our commitment – Strengthening Māori Health & Wellbeing is at the core of what we are doing.
Our new name and look brings us into alignment with our mission, culture and belief to strengthen our people. The name ‘Te Rau Ora’ reflects our unique & inclusive way of capturing and exchanging overall kaupapa of what matters to Māori. We will maintain a commitment to the mental health and addiction sector and want the world to know that we are not just a workforce centre, but rather our overall focus is about the health & wellbeing of Māori.
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.
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.
Promoting the needs of Māori through public health strategies that are acceptable to Māori aspirations.
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.
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.
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
Stay up to date with our latest articles and pānui
What an amazing time, New Zealand has ahead with the recent investment of $1.9 billion by the government into addressing the mental health and addiction challenges of New Zealanders. Kia mau te wehi! A commitment to actions that will be important going forward to...read more
‘Ka mau tonu nga taonga tapu o nga matua tupuna Koinei nga taonga i tuku iho, na te ātua’ ‘Hold fast to the treasures of the ancestors. For they are the treasures that have been handed down to us by God’ Māori have an intricate, holistic and interconnected...read more
Last year, the Minister of Health announced a wide ranging review to future proof the health and disability system. Hui have been held around the motu for Māori. The expectation is that the review will consider broader issues about roles and functions of district...read more
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
1/22 Kaiwharawhara Rd,
PO Box 5731 Wellington, 6140.