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Waka Hourua is the Māori and Pasifika National Suicide Prevention Programme. The goal of Waka Hourua is to build the capacity of Māori whānau, hapū, iwi, Pasifika families and communities to prevent suicide.
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.
Māori Suicide Prevention Initiatives
Our mission is to support Māori individuals, whānau, iwi, hapū and communities to unleash their full potential and have the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes.
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Kaupapa O Te Wā | Our Latest POsts
For generations, Māori emphasised the health benefits of possessing and sustaining a strong cultural identity. Knowing who your people are, where they come from and participating in cultural activities are well evident in promoting a sense of belonging, self-worth...read more
Whatever we call it, be it low socio economic status or poor determinants, poverty is multidimensional and can impact many components of wellbeing. We have to do more in Aotearoa to counteract the root cause and negative impacts of material and economic poverty upon...read more
A benchmark paper called “Positioning Te Puni Kōkiri for strategic impact” shows seven stages how Te Puni Kōkiri will improve Māori wellbeing and assure public sector agencies are effective for Māori. Te Puni Kōkiri will: commence a formal monitoring programme to...read more