Our Strategic Framework

Our Vision – Flourishing Whānau

Our Mission – Transform the Māori Health Workforce

Our Commitment

Te Rau Ora aspire for Health Workforces to support Māori in a flourishing state. By being trans-sectorial, transdisciplinary, rooted in Kaupapa Māori and responsive to whānau.

Te Rau Ora will develop and maintain Māori workforces and strategic imperatives to effectively contribute to Māori Health & Wellbeing.

Our Values

  • Tika, pono me te aroha: Doing what is right with integrity and compassion.
  • Manaaki tangata: Whilst caring and supporting people.
  • Kia ngatahi te waihoe: We do this in unison to achieve Māori goals and aspirations.
  • Mahi tahi: In the spirit of togetherness.
  • Whakamana i te tangata: To enhance their mana and full potential.
  • Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini: We honour and remember the collective efforts necessary for success.

2 Cameron Street, Kaiwharawhara

+64 4 473 9591 or 0800 628 284


About Us

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.