Māori Frameworks

About An increasing proportion of the Māori health workforce have a strong foundation in te reo me ōna tikanga and mātauranga Māori are being employed in health services.   There is a greater prevalence of complex health and social issues which require a holistic, culturally led, and ongoing set of interventions which can only be provided …

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Training

Te Rau Matatau Te Rau Matatau is a centre of excellence in Māori education and training that offers a range of Hauora (health and social care) programmes.  Te Rau Matatau is an NZQA accredited Private Training Establishment offering industry-recognised qualifications through a kaupapa Māori lens. Te Rau Matatau provides tertiary education programmes that focus on …

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Addiction

Whare Tukutuku Whare Tukutuku is the National Addiction Centre that sits within the korowai of Te Rau Ora. Our approach is to elevate an alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce that is whānau-centred and community-focused. We awhi whānau who mahi in the alcohol and other drug space to improve equity of care. The kaupapa encourages …

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Rangatahi Ora

About Rangatahi have consistently told us that they want their voice heard in the decisions that impact them and their future. They must be supported and enabled to be part of the conversation about shaping the future health system and services that the system provides.  Our young people are the leaders of tomorrow, and Te …

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Rangatira

About As a national workforce centre, Te Rau Ora has had the privilege of enabling and supporting emerging leaders, workforces, networks, community groups and professional organisations.  Māori leadership is a significant enabler for achieving Māori health equity and wellbeing. There is greater support and training for current and aspiring Māori health and disability leaders. Māori …

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Wellbeing & Prevention

Māori Suicide Prevention The Centre of Māori Suicide Prevention is part of Te Rau Ora and offers a range of kaupapa to promote wellbeing for Māori whānau to address the issue of suicide within communities throughout Aotearoa.  The Centre fosters local leadership, building our young people, communities and whānau capacity to enhance their own wellbeing. For …

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He Whare Wahine

Establishment The first human was a wahine – Hineahuone. Researched, designed, and developed by the children of Papatuanuku and Ranginui – ngā atua. Born into her own power Hineahuone uttered the words “Tihei Mauri Ora” the life force of wellbeing. Hence the tātai whakapapa through the generations must be counted through te ira māreikura or …

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Mental Health

About Kaupapa Māori services, programmes and approaches will continue to play an essential role in addressing whānau wellbeing, especially when there is a greater prevalence in complex health and social issues that require holistic, culturally led, and ongoing interventions which can only be provided by a skilled Māori multidisciplinary workforce, able to sustain effective long-term …

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Workforce

About The Māori health and disability workforces are a key enabler for improved health outcomes and equity for Māori.  A Māori health workforce matched to its community’s needs can make a significant contribution to addressing racism in the health system by providing culturally safe and responsive care. In the last decade, most health and disability …

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Funding

About Te Rau Ora Scholarships & Bursaries provide financial assistance to students who are undertaking or completing a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) accredited qualification in health and wellbeing.  2024 Funding Opportunities  2024 APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED 2024 Ki Te Ara Whakamua Māori Community Action Fund 2024 Applications are closed The Māori Community Action Fund is …

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