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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
This week we had the privilege of meeting Carla na Nagara in her new role as the Director of Suicide Prevention Office (Ministry of Health). Carla brings a depth of experience and wisdom to this role, also as a Coroner, who was recognised for her dedication to...
E whakarewahia ana e Te Rau Ora ēnei rauemi hei whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019. Ko ‘Kia Kaha te reo Māori’ te kaupapa matua o tēnei wiki nō reira i whakaaro ai mātou me whakamāori ētahi rauemi e whakakaha ana i te hauora o te tangata Māori, ā, ko te reo Māori...
“He kokonga ngākau e kore e kitea” September the 10 each year marks International World Suicide Prevention Day. A time to reflect, a time for remembrance, a time to reach out to others. Just before the exciting All Blacks vs Tonga game started on Saturday; the...