Public Health

Important features in Public Health for Māori realise:

Health is inseparable from Māori realities and perspectives

Strategies and methods will centre on Māori health and wellbeing

Opportunities to enhance Māori identity

The advancement of individual and collective strengths

Rapua te Aronga-a-Hine​ 

The Māori Midwifery Workforce in Aotearoa.
A Literature Review – February 2020

Rapua te Aronga-a-Hine refers to a wāhine Māori world view that provides a platform for situating Māori midwives within the midwifery landscape and facilitates amplification of the experiences of Māori midwives and women who are served by the profession.

Kaitiaki Ahurea | (Public Health)

Kaitiaki Ahurea is a Health Promotion training course to assist workforces to enhance their engagement and outcomes with Māori Communities.  

Valerie Williams is the key contact for Kaitiaki Ahurea
For further information contact

Takahiwai Declaration

In 2019, in partnership with International Indian Treaty Council, Te Rau Ora hosted a Pacific Food Sovereignty and Traditional Knowledge Conference at Takahiwai Marae, Northland Aotearoa.  This declaration was created and endorsed by the participants. 

For info about International Indian Treaty Council:


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