Te Oranga Hinengaro – Māori Mental Wellbeing

by Health Promotion Agency – Te Hiringa Hauora


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Te Oranga Hinengaro reports on the mental wellbeing of Māori. In particular, it provides insight into how Māori experience three aspects of wellbeing considered important in reducing the impact of depression and/or anxiety on them, improving their social inclusion, and addressing mental health inequalities:

  • Whanaungatanga and belonging
  • Cultural connectedness and reconnection
  • Strength of cultural identity.

Publication Details

ISBNISBN: 978-0-478-44935-8 (online)
ISBN: 978-0-478-44951-8 (print)
CitationRussell, L. (2018). Te Oranga Hinengaro: Report on Māori Mental Wellbeing Results from the New Zealand Mental Health Monitor & Health and Lifestyles Survey. Wellington: Health Promotion Agency/Te Hiringa Hauora.